Hasui was a prominent Japanese painter in the late 1800's and early 1900's. His paintings were mostly of rural life and landscapes in traditional oil and watercolor paint. However, he also created a large body of woodblock prints and is best known in the West as one of the greatest artists of the new print movement which was a revitalization of ancient woodblock prints.
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. With Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III. A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.