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).
The 4K restoration was carried out by the Kadokawa Corporation.
Restored & Unseen
At last, a chance to see that Italian classic that’s been on the list for so long? Or relish that wonderful restoration of Blue Movie, the Netherlands’ most talked-about nude film of the seventies, when the Bijlmer district was still a sexual paradise? Restored & Unseen is a biweekly programme featuring classics and recent restorations, with introductions by experts.