Early Summer - Bakushu


Early Summer - Bakushu

Yasujiro OZUJapan – 1951

The 1951 film, about a young woman named Noriko whose family is trying to marry her off, is one of Ozu’s later works. Noriko is played by Ozu’s favourite actress, Setsuko Hara, who died in September 2015 at the age of 95. The 4K digital restoration project by the well-known Japanese production company Shochiku was led by Ozu’s former assistant cameraman Takashi Kawamata and cinematographer Masashi Chikamori, known for his work as a DP on Yoji Yamada films.

Original Title Early Summer - Bakushu
German Title Early Summer - Weizenherbst
French Title Early Summer - Été précoce
Other Titles Early Summer - Il tempo del raccolto del grano
Directed by Yasujiro OZU
Country Japan
Available Formats DCP
Runtime 125 Min.
Language Japanisch

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