Retrospective 2016

Ukigusa

Floating Weeds
Ozu Yasujiro
Japan 1959
119min
V'16

A troupe of travelling players arrive at a small seaport in the south of Japan. Komajûrô Arashi, the aging master of the troupe, goes to visit his old flame Oyoshi and their son Kiyoshi, even though Kiyoshi believes Komajûrô is his uncle. The leading actress Sumiko is jealous and so, in order to humiliate the master, persuades the younger actress Kayo to seduce Kiyoshi. (Will Gilbert)

Credits
  • Nakamura Ganjirô - Komajûrô Arashi
  • Kyô Machiko - Sumiko
  • Sugimura Haruko - Oyoshi
  • Kawaguchi Hiroshi - Kiyoshi
  • Ozu Yasujirô
  • Noda Kôgo
  • Suda Takeo
  • Miyagawa Kazuo
  • Suzuki Toyo
  • Saitô Takanobu
  • Matsuyama Hideo
Daiei Studios
35 mm
col
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