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'a Story Of Floating Weeds' DVD Ozu Yasujiro(1934)

Model: V003

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  • Shipping Weight: 174g

Product Description

From a story by 'James Maki', the pseudynom often used by Ozu, 'A Story of Floating Weeds' is the second instalment of the 'kihachi Trilogy'.  Filmed in Kamisuwa, central Japan, this film is partially an adaptation of a silent American film by Grorge Fitzmaurice.  Ozu focuses on the theme of erosion of the samily.  It tells the story of Kihachim, a traveling kabuki troupe master who comes to a small village to perform.  He decides to reunite with his former lover and their illegitimate son.  Kihachi has hidden his relationship to his son all these years, this enrages his lover and results in heartbreak for all.

Production Note:

Director: Yasujiro Ozu

Writing Credits: Tadao Ikeda & Yasujiro Ozu (novel)

    Takeshi Sakamoto     ....     Kihachi
    Chouko Iida     ....     Otsune, Ka-yan
    Koji Mitsui     ....     Shinkichi (as Hideo Mitsui)
    Rieko Yagumo     ....     Otaka
    Yoshiko Tsubouchi     ....     Otoki
    Tomio Aoki     ....     Tomi-boh
    Reiko Tani     ....     Tomibo's father
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
    Emiko Yagumo

Coding: All Region Code / NTSC Format

Video: 4:3 Fullscreen

Audio: Dolby Digital / 5.1 Surround Sound / AC-3

Languages: Silent

Subtitles: Chinese / Japanese / English (All Removable)

Runtime: 118 Mins.

Colour: Black & White

Customer Reviews

Date Added: 03/29/2009
Amazing movie, visually stunning well worth the price, excellent price!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]


This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 14 June, 2008.

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