The End of Summer

The End of Summer

Directed by: Yasujiro Ozu

Friday, October 29 - Sunday, October 31, 2010

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“Youngest daughter Noriko (YĆ“ko Tsukasa) is expected to agree to an arranged marriage, whilst widowed daughter-in-law Akiko (Setsuko Hara) is being given assistance in finding an appropriate gentleman to remarry. However, the head of the clan, the mischievous Manbei (played by the patriarch from Floating Weeds, Ganjiro Nakamura), is visiting his former lover Tsune (Chieko Naniwa) and their 21-year-old daughter Yuriko (Reiko Dan), much to the consternation of the other Kohayagawas. A health scare, though, sees them all gather round the old man’s bed…” – BBC

NR, 103 Minutes, In Japanese with English subtitles
Japan, 1961




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