Sunday, May 1, 2011

Banshun aka Late spring (1949)

A strong and emotional film from one of the greatest Asian directors, Yasujirô Ozu. A poem for loneliness and deep love. A sad story that transform people and tells us that happiness comes only through effort. Noriko is a young and shy woman who still lives with her father. The important task for her is to look after her father after he became widowed. Her aunt and close friends as also her beloved father are trying to convince her that it is about time to get married and start a new life. But she is not looking for that yet. So her father will find a way to finally change her mind. Although its long duration, this amazing film will fill your heart with emotions through its humanity and extraordinary photography. Classic cinema at its best!

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