(USA, Live Action)Late Ozu (Eclipse Series) Set (S) LiveAction
The set contains five wonderful works of art by Japanese master filmmaker YasujiroOzu. Made directly after Tokyo Story, these titles show Ozu at the top of the game, both visually and narratively. Elegant, humorous, rich with joy and sadness, these films further demonstrate why Ozu has become synonymous with the word cinema.
Only Son, The / There Was A Father: Criterion Collection (DVD)
These rare early films from YasujiroOzu ( Tokyo Story , An Autumn Afternoon ) are considered by many to be two of the Japanese director's finest works, paving the way for a career among the most sensitive and significant in film history. The Only Son and There Was A Father make a graceful pair, bookending a crucial period in Japanese history. In the former, Ozu's first sound film, made during a time of intense economic crisis, a mother sacrifices her own happiness for her son's education...