BFI: 32 Ozu Films

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Re: BFI: 32 Ozu Films

#926 Post by Michael Kerpan » Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:07 am

FilmSnob -- They are definitely still missing Tokyo at the end of the movie. My point is that if their circumstances change -- and they learn to appreciate life in the hinterland -- they may feel somewhat differently in 2-3 years. We don't know what Chishu Ryu's character (and his wife) felt about his transfer when it first happened (but maybe I'm forgetting something).

The end of Hen in the Wind is problematic -- but I think it is an important and valuable film nonetheless.

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