Yasujirô Ozu, Late Spring, 1949 (still); photo: courtesy Janus Films


Late Spring

Friday, Feb 16, 2018

6 p.m.

“Chishu Ryu, who appears in minor roles in most of Ozu’s earlier films, took his place in the later films as the director’s persona, with Setsuko Hara perhaps as the feminine counterpart. In Late Spring, a widowed father believes that his daughter spurns marriage in order to remain with him. This masterwork inspired Denis’s 35 Shots of Rum.”
— Judy Bloch, BAMPFA

Film Details

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Year: 1949
Running time: 108 min
Format: 35mm
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Screenwriters: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu
Producer: Takeshi Yamamoto
Cinematographer: Yûharu Atsuta
Editor: Yoshiyasu Hamamura
Source: Janus Films

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