Early Summer

Early Summer

Director: Yasujiro Ozu Cast: Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chikage Awashima

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/2004
UPC: 0037429195925
Original Release: 1951
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 2:05:00
Sales rank: 1,831

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

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Credits [2:31]
2. Breakfast [8:32]
3. Jealous Old Maids [3:24]
4. Impudent Woman [2:58]
5. Uncle Visits [7:39]
6. Mr. Carrot [4:25]
7. Noriko Becomes Popular [7:15]
8. Time to Marry [3:51]
9. A Disagreement Among Friends [2:48]
10. Possibility [3:37]
11. A Detective Calls [3:32]
12. Boy's Day [6:38]
13. "Some Child Must Be Crying" [2:29]
14. Cake [5:02]
15. A Question of Age [6:40]
16. Missing Children [5:34]
17. Moving to Akita [2:46]
18. Noriko's Out [4:25]
19. Show Your Happiness [6:20]
20. The News [4:29]
21. Like a Dream [2:33]
22. A Compromised Acceptance [3:40]
23. "I Don't Need Any More Husbands" [5:59]
24. Family Meeting [2:40]
25. Trust [4:20]
26. Remember Tokyo [7:03]
27. "We've Been Really Happy" [3:32]
28. Color Bars [:00]
1. A Return to Ozu's Best Style [2:31]
2. Quotidian Details [8:32]
3. Social Climate [3:24]
4. Noriko's Character [2:58]
5. Financial Concerns/Iconic Settings [7:39]
6. Conventions [4:25]
7. The Film's Primary Theme [7:15]
8. Craftsmanship [3:51]
9. The Importance of Marriage [2:48]
10. Two Dimensions [3:37]
11. Arranged Marriages [3:32]
12. Bakushu/The Role of Children [6:38]
13. Transience [2:29]
14. Ozu's Popularity [5:02]
15. The Themes Unite [6:40]
16. Elisions [5:34]
17. Patterns [2:46]
18. A Ribald Sense of Humor [4:25]
19. Shot Length [6:20]
20. Realism [4:29]
21. The Influence of Ozu [2:33]
22. Codas [3:40]
23. Tradition vs. Modernity [5:59]
24. Home Drama [2:40]
25. A Dramatic Camera Move [4:20]
26. Goodbyes [7:03]
27. A Life Cycle [3:32]
28. Color Bars [:00]

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