Daughter of a Buddhist cleric turned restauranteur. Education: University of Virginia, M.F.A., 1987.
Agent—c/o Miramax Films, 375 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10013.
Audience Award (with Kayo Hatta), Sundance Film Festival, 1995, for Picture Bride.
(With sister, Kayo Hatta) Picture Bride (screenplay), Miramax Films, 1994.
For sidelights, see HATTA, Kayo.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Entertainment Weekly, June 9, 1995, Lisa Schwarzbaum, review of Picture Bride, p. 37; October 13, 1995, Mary Makarushka, review of Picture Bride, p. 87.
Seattle Examiner, June 20, 1995, Chizu Omori, review of Picture Bride, p. 14.*