Jan 7th 2019

Ozu’s final film, An Autumn Afternoon is steeped in the depth and simplicity that characterizes his work. Hirayama, an aging widower, struggles with whether his only daughter should marry or continue looking after the family. His loneliness, at once meditative and prismatic, also emerges in the lives of those around him, and especially those closest to him—and like the season after which it is named, the film ferments their melancholy in life’s passing rhythms, which can be neither reversed nor denied.

runtime: 2hr13m, format: 35mm


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