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An Autumn Afternoon


Chishű Ryű, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada View All


Yasujir˘ Ozu (Director), K˘go Noda (Screenplay), Yasujir˘ Ozu (Screenplay) View All

Release: Nov. 18th, 1962
Runtime: 1 hour, 53 minutes
Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.
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I'm curious how I'll like Ozu's black and white films (the next film of his I'm going to watch is probably the famous Tokyo Story), because -besides the unsurpassed framing and the meticulously paced editing rhythm- the use of colors in this film is one of the reasons why I loved this so much.


Daniel M