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  • Early Summer [Special Edition] [Criterion Collection]
    • Release date: July 20, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 5 min.
    • Special Features: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
      Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Donald Richie, author of Ozu and A Hundred Years of Japanese Film
      Ozu's Films From Behind the scenes, a conversation about Ozu and his working methods between child actor and sound technician Kojiro Suematsu, assistant cameraman Takashi Kawamata, and producer Shizuo Yamanouchi
      Original theatrical trailer
      New and improved English subtitle translation
      Optimal image quality: RSDL dual layer edition
      Plus a new essay by David Bordwell, author of Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema, and an article about Ozu by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch

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