Yasujiro Ozu / JP, 1949 / 110 min.
A father pretends he is going to marry again to persuade his live-in daughter to lead her own life. Banshun (Late Spring) marks the beginning of Ozu’s post-war style, with sees the filmmaker subjecting his characters to a profound character study. One of three digital restorations of major titles from the oeuvre of the Japanese filmmaker who died in 1963.
Eye’s collection includes a wealth of classics. We screen them regularly, in various programmes. Eye now brings film history even closer with its new series Eye Classics: three classics a week, chosen by Eye's programmers. On the big screen, screened in 35mm whenever possible.