Jun Ichikawa Makes It To CD

mark schilling 0934611501
Thu Oct 25 21:26:59 EDT 2001

A correction to my previous "Tokyo Marigold" post -- for "backers" I should
have written "members of the Production Committee (seisaku iinkai)."

Mark Schilling

Subject: Re: Jun Ichikawa Makes It To CD

> Here's a link to my five-star Japan Times review  of "Tokyo Marigold":
> http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?ff20010516a2.htm
> The film is more than "OK" -- it is as lyrical and passionate and
> accomplished as anything Ichikawa has done, which is saying something.
> The kernel of "Tokyo Marigold" was a TV commercial for Ajinomoto that
> Ichikawa made with Tanaka Rena and Kiki Kirin in 1998 and that
> won several industry awards. The script, however, is based on a short
> by Hayashi Mariko. The distributor in Japan is Omega Entertainment.
> Ajinomoto is not listed among the backers, which include Dentsu, Ten
> Omega Project and C Style.
> Mark Schilling
> schill at gol.com

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