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Ayako Wakao in Floating Weeds

Floating Weeds

1959 NR

Director Yasujiro Ozu teams with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa to remake his 1934 masterpiece and delivers an elegant update of a classic tale. An actor returns to his hometown with his girlfriend and discovers he still has feelings for an old love. She bore him a son he now wants to get to know. But when the actor's girlfriend learns of his son, she hatches a plan that threatens to expose and destroy the boy's relationship with his father.

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