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Restored & Unseen: Floating Weeds

Yasujiro Ozu / JP, 1959 / 119 min.

Ozu’s remake of his 1934 silent classic A Story of Floating Weeds, about an elderly actor who returns with his company to a small town where he is reunited with his former lover and their illegitimate son. New 4K restoration, the screening on 23 December will be introduced by Ivo Smits, professor of Arts and Cultures of Japan (Leiden University).

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The 4K restoration was carried out by the Kadokawa Corporation.

Details

Director

Yasujiro Ozu

Production year

1959

Country

JP

Original title

Floating Weeds

Length

119 min.

Language

Japanese

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Restored & Unseen

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