Actors: Chishu Ryu, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about An Autumn Afternoon|
|AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON (Sanma no aji) is a film co-written and directed by Yasujiro Ozu in 1962.
Shuhei is a fifty something widower living with his last son and his only daughter. After endless discussions with his friends, he realizes little by little that his daughter is sacrificing her life for him by staying home and taking care of him. As he doesn't want her to become an old maid, he will try to arrange a marriage for her.
--Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
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Special relationship with
Main Char. ethnic: (if not US Caucasian)
Story of city/rural life?
- Big City
Culture of surrounding area:
- brunette (Black)
- (man) short/standard straight
- (man) very skinny
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Black)
- (woman) long straight
- (woman) average
How much in movie?
- general circumstances
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Movie makes you feel...
If soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
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