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Born: 12 December 1903 Died: 12 December 1963

Country of origin: Japan

Height: 5' 7"


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Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
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Who's Listal's Role Model? (205 items)
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Published 4 years, 6 months ago 39 comments
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10 directors x 10 movies I grew up with (10 items)
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The top-60 directors (61 items)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Tokyo Story (1953)
Rating:
8.5
363 Watched
2. Late Spring (1949)
Rating:
8.6
159 Watched
Rating:
8.2
98 Watched
4. Early Summer (1951)
Rating:
8.5
90 Watched
5. Floating Weeds (1959)
Rating:
8
89 Watched




Movies written by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Tokyo Story (1953)
Rating:
8.5
363 Watched
2. Late Spring (1949)
Rating:
8.6
159 Watched
Rating:
8.2
98 Watched
4. Early Summer (1951)
Rating:
8.5
90 Watched
5. Floating Weeds (1959)
Rating:
8
89 Watched





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10 Favorite Directors (with commentaries) (10 person items)

" Throughout his life Ozu-san was telling similar simple stories about Japanese families, traditional values and relationships between older and younger generations. Yet these movies are deeply rooted in Japanese culture, their meanings are profoundly universal. Ozu touches serious subjects in a saddle way without flashy dramatic action. He always gives an audience some time to think. He never judges his characters and never pushes a plot forward to achieve tension. But rather "


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Directors I Regard Highly (16 person items)

" Favorite Film Seen (20) I Was Born, But... - 9/10 Late Autumn - 8/10 Early Summer - 8/10 Passing Fancy - 8/10 There Was a Father - 8/10 A Story of Floating Weeds - 8/10 Late Spring - 8/10 Floating Weeds - 8/10 Tokyo Story - 8/10 An Autumn Afternoon - 8/10 Good Morning - 8/10 Equinox Flower - 7/10 Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice - 7/10 I Flunked, But... - 7/10 The End of Summer - 6/10 An Inn in Tokyo - 6/10 Tokyo Chorus - 6/10 Days of Youth - 6/10 Early Spring - 5/10 Walk Cheerfully - 5/10"


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My favourite directors (55 person items)
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Behind Every Successful Man Stands A Mother (5 person items)

" Without his deep affection for his mother, I doubt we would've seen such ballsy swipes at the established norms of Japanese family customs from another director."



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