An Autumn Afternoon Movie Review Summary

Actors: Chishu Ryu, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada

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AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON (Sanma no aji) is a film co-written and directed by Yasujiro Ozu in 1962.
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Shuhei is a fifty something widower living with his last son and his only daughter. After endless discussions with his friends, he realizes little by little that his daughter is sacrificing her life for him by staying home and taking care of him. As he doesn't want her to become an old maid, he will try to arrange a marriage for her.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   daughter Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Japanese

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Japanese


Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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