Yasujiro Ozu / JP, 1952 / 116 min.
Of the over 50 films in his oeuvre, this is Yasujiro Ozu’s personal favourite. The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice subtly exposes class differences and tensions in a lengthy marriage. New 4K restoration.
In Eye and national cinemas from 3 February 2022.
Ochazuke no aji
Yasujiro Ozu, Masaki Kobayashi, Takeshi Kitano: the masters of Japanese cinema. But did you know that their work was made possible by Shochiku? In 2022 Eye is marking over one hundred years of one of Japan’s oldest, and largest, film companies.