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Cast

  (in credits order)

Sab Shimono ... Harry Sado

Julia Nickson ... The Woman (as Julia Nickson-Soul)

Tamlyn Tomita ... Julie Sado
Greg Watanabe ... Howard Sado

Kelvin Han Yee ... Max
Tim Lounibos ... Archie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Blackman ... Bernie (as Sean San Jose)
Philip Kan Gotanda ... Mr. Jones
Judi Nihei ... Clorice
Tomoye Takahashi ... Mrs. J
Diane Takei ... Lila
Jennie Yee ... Harry's Wife
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Directed by
Philip Kan Gotanda 
 
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Philip Kan Gotanda  writer

Produced by
Wendy Braitman .... co-producer
Catherine Gotanda .... associate producer
Philip Kan Gotanda .... executive producer
Joan Haratani .... co-executive producer
Tsugio Hiji .... associate producer
Manabi Hirasaki .... associate producer
Sumi Hirasaki .... associate producer
Dale Minami .... executive producer
Ray Ocampo .... associate producer
Martha Suzuki .... associate producer
Henry Takahashi .... associate producer
Tomoye Takahashi .... associate producer
Diane Takei .... producer (as Diane Emiko Takei)
Pamela Wu .... line producer
Michael Yoon .... associate producer
Michele Midori Yoshida .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Dan Kuramoto 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Chin 
 
Film Editing by
Maysie Hoy 
 
Production Design by
Kate Edmunds 
 
Art Direction by
Jake Strelow 
Mikiko Uesugi 
 
Costume Design by
Lydia Tanji 
 
Production Management
Jim McSilver .... post-production supervisor
Jim McSilver .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Walter Marín .... second assistant director
Kenzo Taiji .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jennifer Klide .... property master
 
Sound Department
Michael Emery .... production sound mixer
Mark Fay .... boom operator
Alison Rider .... boom operator
Paul James Zahnley .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Otis W. Bess Jr. .... assistant camera
Dean Hayasaka .... gaffer
Ben Hurlbutt .... still photographer
Hilary Morgan .... first assistant camera
D.J. Radder .... best boy electric
Andrew Sachs .... second assistant camera
Peter Burgess Smith .... key grip
Brian Stephens .... grip
Chris Thomas .... gaffer
Beau Vaughan .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathleen Giordano .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Angela Chou .... negative cutter
Steve Klocksiem .... assistant editor (as Steven Klocksiem)
Jim McSilver .... additional editor
Christine Willging .... assistant editor (as Chris Willging)
 
Other crew
Tora Chung .... assistant production coordinator
Saisie M. Jang .... production coordinator
John Sun Lew .... assistant to director
Jeremy Parr .... key production assistant
 

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Life Taste Good, 30 April 2007
Author: gina sharenow (SharenowGM) from United States

For some strange reason I can't get enough of this movie. I like the cast and the theme. When "Harry" ate a piece of the mushroom w/the "woman" I could relate to the meaning. Anyone, like myself, who endures suffering whether from a car accident or an illness could appreciate life in a different way. Sure you can watch all the mushy soapy movies out there but it didn't click with me until I saw this movie. Especially when "Harry" tries to pray and forgets the words and says "fuck it" ditto to when he tries to meditate and he couldn't get into position again w/the "fuck it" attitude. But, at the end, the woman taught him that life DOES taste GOOD! Now, where can I buy this????? GmS

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