A STORY OF FLOATING WEEDS
♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner
Directed by Yasujirō Ozu
With Takeshi Sakamoto, Chôko Iida, Kōji Mitsui
Approx. 86 min. 35mm.
An acting troupe’s visit to the hometown of their leader Takeshi Sakamoto’s ex-mistress and son prompts his present mistress Chôko Iida’s ire. Ozu’s third straight Kinema Junpo “Best One" winner, later remade in color as FLOATING WEEDS.
“A picture of great atmosphere and intensity of character… a work of art.”
– Donald Richie