Floating Weeds - Yasujiro Ozu

This 1959 Ozu production centers on the likable but fallible leader of an itinerant acting troupe ("floating weeds" being the Japanese name for such groups), Kimajuro, played brilliantly by Ganjiro Nakamura. The film opens on a lazy, stagnant river as the troupe lays spread about on a boat deck drifting downstream. It's obvious that they're a ...

Essential Art House: Floating Weeds [Criterion Collection] 2010,

UPC: 715515056410