The Taste of Tea (2004)

All 07/17/2004 (JP) ComedyDrama 2h 23m

We were all watching the sunset, at the edge of the universe.


A spell of time in the life of a family in rural Tochigi prefecture. Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project. Uncle Ayano, a successful music producer, is looking to get his head together after living in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Sachiko is concerned with why she seems to be followed by a giant version of herself. As the lazy days pass by, each member of the family is followed in a series of episodic vignettes.

  1. Katsuhito Ishii

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Maya Banno

    Maya Banno

    Sachiko Haruno

  2. Takahiro Sato

    Takahiro Sato

    Hajime Haruno

  3. Tadanobu Asano

    Tadanobu Asano

    Ayano Haruno

  4. Satomi Tezuka

    Satomi Tezuka

    Yoshiko Haruno

  5. Tatsuya Gashûin

    Tatsuya Gashûin

    Akira Todoroki

  6. Tomokazu Miura

    Tomokazu Miura

    Nobuo Haruno

  7. Anna Tsuchiya

    Anna Tsuchiya

    Aoi Suzuishi

  8. Tomoko Nakajima

    Tomoko Nakajima

    Akira Terako

  9. Ikki Todoroki


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The Taste of Tea
The Taste of Tea

Original Title Smak herbaty

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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