The End of Summer

  |  Book Tickets: 01/08/2003
  |  Buy to Own: 09/10/2006
  |  103 min
Rated U by the BBFC
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Yasujiro Ozu's penultimate film is an examination of the difficulties faced by the Kohayagawa family as they struggle to adapt their traditional values to a rapidly changing post-war Japan. Elderly patriach, Manbei tries to marry off two of his daughters, struggles to keep the family's saki business going, and rekindles an old affair.

Contains no sex, violence or bad language
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