The Mayima family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko (Setsuko Hara), but she has ideas of her own. Noriko impulsively chooses her childhood friend, at once fulfilling her family's desires while tearing them apart. A seemingly simple story, this drama -- directed with great finesse by Yasujiro Ozu -- is in reality an emotionally complex, nuanced examination of life's changes across three generations.
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- Yasujiro Ozu
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by Japanese-film expert Donald Richie.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it