Entertainment Magazine

An Autumn Afternoon

Posted on the 19 November 2017 by Kaiser31083 @andythemovieguy
An Autumn Afternoon After a series of often drunken encounters with old friends, mentors, and subordinates, a middle-aged businessman (Chishu Ryu) decides he should marry off his daughter (Shima Iwashita) rather than selfishly letting her take care of him and become an old maid in the process. Ozu's final film, made with the same delicate touch and mise-en-scene that predominated the rest of his body of work, is both moving and bittersweet while at the same time lighthearted and humorous. Longtime Ozu collaborator Ryu is wonderful in the lead. *** 1/2 out of ****

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

About the author


Kaiser31083 3883 shares View profile
View Blog

The Author's profile is not complete. The Author's profile is not complete.

Magazines