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Kiki-Uchida marriage was unconventional but worked fine

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A portrait of seven happy-looking family members of three generations graced The Asahi Shimbun last autumn.

It showed actress Kirin Kiki and her husband, rock musician Yuya Uchida, their essayist daughter, Yayako Uchida, and her husband, actor Masahiro Motoki, and their three grandchildren.

The portrait was part of an advertisement by publisher Takarajimasha Inc., which introduced quotable quotes by Kiki, who had died shortly before in September.

In her book “Paper Movie,” Yayako describes her father as “someone I don’t know........

© The Asahi Shimbun