Jun Ichikawa Makes It To CD

Michael Kerpan kerpan at attglobal.net
Thu Oct 25 21:11:54 EDT 2001

On Thursday 25 October 2001 10:28,  Eija Margit Niskanen 
<emniskanen at students.wisc.edu> wrote:

> I have seen Tokyo Marigold, and I would not place it amongst the best
> Ichikawa Jun films, but it is OK. Basicly about a young woman (played by
> Tanaka Rena) and her relationship problems. 

I had a suspicion that "Tokyo Mary Gold" might be "Tokyo Marigold". ;~}

>The funny thing is that her
> mother is played by the same woman (anyone know her name) who appears with
> Tanaka in miso soup TV ads, and there is a even very similar scene in Tokyo
> Marigold with mother fixing food, than in these CMs.

I believe that one of the extras on the DVD is the commercial you refer to.  
I wonder if the company helped fund the movie?

Michael Kerpan
Boston, MA

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