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One of the most powerful of the family portraits by Yasujiro Ozu (Tokyo Story), Late Spring tells the story of a widowed father who feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter. Eminent Ozu players Chishu Ryu (There Was a Father) and Setsuko Hara (Late Autumn) command this poignant tale of love and loss in postwar Japan, which remains as potent today as ever and as strong a justification for its maker's inclusion in the pantheon of cinema's greatest directors.
i am sure this is happening in some families a very good film with lotof very good cinematrafyPublished 9 months ago by david s t saucedo David T. Saucedo
Film = three stars; restoration = barely three stars. This movie can be an acquired taste, but the viewer must be extremely patient during the acquisition process! Read morePublished 15 months ago by William F. Flanigan Jr.
This on one of Yasujiro Ozu's later films, when his style was fully developed. As in most Ozu films, the theme is the Japanese family, or to be more accurate, the dissolution of... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Philip Hallquist
loved the movie from begining to end.stars the beautiful and talented Setsuko Hara,what more can I say? Read morePublished 16 months ago by asianman
Love the movie. The last scene is epic. Must see for all family drama fans.
Every scene is structured to the detail, well worth seeing over & over again.
I bought this film because I already knew about it, and because it comes as a bundle with Wenders' "Tokyo Ga". Read morePublished on October 4, 2013 by Cesar Diaz