Re: Search: Hot Summer Winds

Gary Handman (
Mon, 12 Feb 2001 10:09:29 -0800 (PST)

Alas! It has never been released on video! (You can try calling NAATA
(415) 552-9550 to see if they have any info, but I'm 99% you'll be
disappointed. Too bad; it's a lovely film...

At 09:55 AM 02/12/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Hello! I'm looking for a video to purchase called "Hot Summer
>Winds," directed by Emiko Omori (1991). I have learned that it "is a drama
>based on two short stories by Nisei writer, Hisaye Yamamoto, about the
>rocky relationship of a Japanese immigrant couple in California in the
>thirties. The film aired nationally on PBS in 1991 to glowing reviews."
>PBS does not appear to carry it. Anybody know who does? Thanks in
>Randy Hertzler
>University of Washignton Libraries