Wed Aug 8 18:26:30 EDT 2001
He died in 1992.
>From: "Pete Larson" <bulb at netway.com>
>To: <KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu>
>Subject: RE: Atsuta Yuharu
>Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 17:12:21 -0400
>I had heard that he died shortly after making that movie, but I can't be
>sure at all.
>From: owner-KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
>[mailto:owner-KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu]On Behalf Of jonah
>Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 5:01 PM
>To: kinejapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
>Subject: Atsuta Yuharu
>I watched Wim Wenders's "Tokyo-Ga" this weekend, and although I had mixed
>feelings about the film as a whole, I was very impressed with the amount
>of time given over to the recollections of Ozu's longtime cinematographer
>Atsuta Yuharu. Atsuta went into some detail regarding the director's
>working habits and personality. What struck me most about Atsuta (as well
>as with Ryu Chishu, also interviewed in the film) was how extraordinarily
>self-effacing he was. I was very moved by the depth of respect and
>admiration he showed for Ozu.
>Is Atsuta still alive? Does anyone know of an article which includes more
>of his recollections of working with Ozu?
>I have an unrelated, somewhat off-topic, question as well. Does anyone
>know of a good beginning Japanese course in Chicago?
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