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Kaori Momoi talks about the movie Memoirs of a Geisha while at the film's premiere in Hollywood in 2005. -Check out http://www. showbizjunkies.
Latvian filmmaker Maris Martinsons will direct the first ever co-production between Japan and the Baltics, Magic Kimono , with Japanese actress Kaori Momoi ( Memoirs Of A Geisha ) heading the cast. Scheduled to shoot in Riga, Latvia and Kobe, Japan from August 15, the tragicomedy is co-produced by Linda Krukle for Latvia’s KrukFilms, Eiko and Jason Gray for Japan’s Loaded Films and Sten Saluveer for Estonia’s Oree Films. Latvian celebrity chef Martins Sirmais will also serve as food consultant on the film. 3m project, which recently passed the UniJapan Co-Production Certificate, will also be backed by Latvian investor Boris Teterev, who recently invested in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’ Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. Martinsons and Mamoi previously worked together on Latvia-Hong Kong co-production Amaya (2010) and Latvian-US thriller Oki (2014). Momoi also recently starred in short film Oh Lucy. “Food is an essence that can create understanding and connection between different cultures and thus makes a perfect co-production point,” said Saluveer. Screen International Screen International is the leading film industry resource covering the international film markets. Across print and online mediums, Screen International delivers analysis, opinion and commentary on the issues, people and products shaping the worldwide film industry. Source: www.screendaily.com
Latvian filmmaker Maris Martinsons will direct the first ever co-production between Japan and the Baltics, Magic Kimono, with Japanese actress Kaori Momoi (Memoirs Of A Geisha) heading the cast. Scheduled to shoot in Riga, Latvia and Kobe, Japan from
"Ikreiz, strādājot kopā ar izcilo kinoaktrisi Kaori Momoi, esmu vēlējies kaut būtu iespēja filmēt viņu tieši Japānā," saka režisors Māris Martinsons. "Vēlāk atklājās, ka Momoi savukārt, iemīloties Rīgā, ir domājusi par stāstu, kas viņas varoni atvestu
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As for “Memories of a Geisha,” it did offer significant roles to Japanese actors such as Kaori Momoi, Ken Watanabe and Koji Yakusho. Wasn’t it better to have Chinese actresses play geisha than, say, Penelope Cruz with a lot of eye make-up?
while attending New York University's Tisch School of The Arts Asia. The film's story revolves around a 55-year-old office worker named Setsuko, played by famous actress Kaori Momoi. She decides to take English conversation lessons but becomes perplexed ...
Hirayanagi, 38, directed “Oh Lucy!” a 22-minute film featuring actress Kaori Momoi, who plays a 55-year-old working single woman in Japan who begins to notice her inner desires when her English teacher gives her a blonde wig and the new name Lucy.
Kaori Momoi, Actress: Memoirs of a Geisha. This unique actress was born in 1952 in Tokyo. She is the daughter of a professor of international politics and a jewel ...
Kaori Momoi (桃井 かおり Momoi Kaori; born 8 April 1952 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress.
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