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Late Spring


Veteran Japanese writer/director [[Performer~P105319~Yasujiro Ozu~yasujiroozu]]'s second postwar production was 1949's Late Spring or Banshun. [[Performer~P62470~Chisu Ryu~chishuryu]] plays another of [[Performer~P105319~Ozu~yasujiroozu]]'s realistic middle-class types, this time a widower with a marriageable daughter. Not wishing to see the girl resign herself to spinsterhood, [[Performer~P62470~Ryu~chishuryu]] pretends that he himself is about to be married. The game plan is to convince the daughter...more