Yasujiro OZU

3 Films in Collection
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Biography

Born 1903; died 1963. He grew up in Tokyo
and went to school in Matsuzaka, where
he also worked as a teacher’s assistant in a
village school. In 1923, he began working
as an assistant cameraman for the film
company Shochiku. He later became an
assistant director, and in 1927 a director for
the company, which produced 51 of his 54
films. He began with comedies and moved on
to quiet dramas about families and society.
His minimalist, austere style has inspired
younger directors such as Wim Wenders and
Aki Kaurismäki.

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Filmography

FILMOGRAFIE selection: 1927 ZANGE NO
YAIBA · 1931 TŌKYŌ NO GASSHŌ · 1934
UKIGUSA MONOGATARI · 1935 TŌKYŌ
NO YADO · 1949 BANSHUN · 1957 TŌKYŌ
BOSHOKU · 1958 HIGANBANA · 1959
UKIGUSA · 1962 SANMA NO AJI

Movies by Yasujiro OZU in Collection:

Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story (Flyer)

Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story (1953)

The Hirayamas travel from their hometown of Onomichi to Tokyo tovisit their adult children. But the younger generation make them feelmore in the way than welcome. It also emerges that their son’s career asa doctor and their daughter’s as a hairdresser are nowhere near as successfulas the couple were led to believe from afar. More

Tokyo Story - Tokyo monogatari Blu-ray

Tokyo Story
CHF 29.00 / EUR 24.00

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Tokyo Story - Tokyo monogatari DVD

Tokyo Story
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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Banshun - Late Spring (Flyer)

Banshun - Late Spring (1949)

Twenty-seven-year-old Noriko lives with her widowed father, a university professor, in a small house in the tranquil surroundings of northern Kamakura. He is completing a scientific manuscript, aided by his assistant, Hattori. More

Banshun - Late Spring DVD

Banshun
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo (Flyer)

I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo (1932)

Yoshii, his wife and their two sons, Ryoichi and Keiji, move into a Tokyo suburb. The head of Yoshii’s department lives nearby. When he invites Yoshii’s family and all the children in the neighbourhood to a film show at his house, Ryoichi and Keiji are thrilled to discover their father on the screen. More

I was born, but... DVD

I was born, but...
CHF 26.00 / EUR 21.00

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