Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

Late Spring (Banshun) (1949)

Late Spring
8.6 Rating
(132 ratings)
8.3 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Chishu Ryu Chishu Ryu
Shukichi Somiya
Setsuko Hara Setsuko Hara
Noriko Somiya
Yumeji Tsukioka Yumeji Tsukioka
Aya Kitagawa
Haruko Sugimura Haruko Sugimura
Masa Taguchi
Hohi Aoki Hohi Aoki
Jun Usami Jun Usami
Shôichi Hattori
Kuniko Miyake Kuniko Miyake
Akiko Miwa
Masao Mishima Masao Mishima
Jo Onodera

Written by (View all)
Kazuo Hirotsu Kazuo Hirotsu
Kôgo Noda Kôgo Noda
(screenplay) and


151 votes
Listal's Esoteric Films (535 items)
list by Mr. Saturn
Published 3 years, 5 months ago 15 comments
90 votes
Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2017) (110 items)
list by johanlefourbe
Published 4 months, 3 weeks ago 115 comments
85 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6108 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 6 years ago 11 comments
71 votes
Film Series (183 items)
list by Mr. Saturn
Published 5 years ago 7 comments
67 votes
Father in Movies - Choose Your Favorite (89 items)
list by Villiana
Published 3 years, 10 months ago 46 comments

View all Late Spring lists (111 more)

Late Spring Videos

Late Spring appreciation


Added 7 years ago

Three Reasons Late Spring


Added 3 years ago

Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
2 votes
2 votes
1 vote
1 vote

View all Late Spring pictures (11 more)



3 years, 3 months ago at Feb 2 21:16
One of the most amazing films on romance. This movie challenges the issues behind arranged marriage in Japan.
View all Late Spring reviews
Noriko is 27 years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay taking care of her father.
Release date: 21 July 1972
Tags: Japan (11), 1940s (9), Drama (6), 1949 (5), Marriage (5), Japanese (5), Sacrifice (4), Family (4), Asian (4), Father (3), Black & White (3), Fidelity (3), Bw (3), Slice Of Life (3), Widower (3), Language Japanese (2), Daughter (2), East Asia (2), Retro Asian (2), 40's (2)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

Narratorjebi added this to a list 1 month ago
InTheWitheringWind added this to a list 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Favorite Movies (World) (455 movies items)
Appelsiinipuutikku added this to a list 4 months ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 4 months ago
Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2017) (110 movies items)

" Points: 17 Chosen by: SashaKopanev (8), mirinbuddy (9) Previous rank: it wasn't selected IMDB top 250 rank: -"

monclivie added this to a list 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Watched in 2017 (136 movies items)
DavisChan added this to a list 4 months, 3 weeks ago
My Great Movies Collection (269 movies items)
mirinbuddy added this to a list 5 months ago
JxSxPx added this to a list 7 months, 1 week ago
PopMatter's Essential Film Performances - 2010 (50 movies items)

"THE CLASSICS YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN BY NOW Setsuko Hara The films of Ozu set forth a rather unforgiving space for performers. Ozu lavishes his gifts upon landscapes and architecture, still life vignettes that somehow manage to convey a meaning that transcends narrative, a meaning that is all-at-once. Hence in one key scene (celebrated by philosopher Gilles Deleuze among others) toward the conclusion of Late Spring when Noriko (Setsuko Hara) begins to cry while watching her sleeping father (played "

Toby White added this to a list 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Japanese Films Watched (51 movies items)
Jon added this to a list 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Top 100 (100 movies items)
Zinedine5Zidane added this to a list 10 months, 3 weeks ago
FLMB (44 movies items)
LoftyPrunes added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Japanese movies (81 movies items)
johanlefourbe added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block