2010, English, Video, Captioned edition: Floating weeds / directed by Yasujiro Ozu.

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Physical Description
  • 1 DVD-video (119 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Published
  • [Collingwood, Vic.] Distributed by Madman Entertainment [2010], c1959.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Floating weeds /​ directed by Yasujiro Ozu.
Also Titled
  • Ukikusa
  • A story of floating weeds
Other Creators
  • Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963.
  • Nagata, Masaichi, 1906-1985.
  • Noda, Kōgo, 1893-1968.
  • Nakamura, Ganjirō, 1902-1983.
  • Kyō, Machiko, 1924-
  • Wakao, Ayako, 1933-
Published
  • [Collingwood, Vic.] Distributed by Madman Entertainment [2010], c1959.
Content Types
  • two-dimensional moving image
Carrier Types
  • videodisc
Physical Description
  • 1 DVD-video (119 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Series
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Adult
Summary
  • A remake of Ozu's own 1934 silent black and white film, A Story of Floating Weeds. A traveling troupe of actors visits a small town, and the chief actor renews his contact with a woman who bore him a son years ago. The son thinks his father is dead, and falls in love with one of the actresses, his father's current mistress. A film demonstrating Ozu's characteristic visual artistry with powerful emotional statements.
Credits
  • Screenplay by Yasujiro Ozu, Kogo Noda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu.
Performer
  • Ganjiro Nakamura (Komajuro Arashi), Machiko Kyo (Sumiko), Ayako Wakao (Kayo), Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Kiyoshi), Haruko Sugimura (Oyoshi), Hitomi Nozoe (Aiko), Chishu Ryu (Impresario).
Notes
  • DVD release of the 1959 motion picture 'Ukigusa.'
  • "MMA8808."
  • Includes special features: audio commentary by Dr. Wendy Haslem, Lecturer in Film at the University of Melbourne, original theatrical trailer.
  • Rating: PG.
  • In Japanese. Subtitles in English.
Technical Details
  • PAL ; Region 4.
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 791.4372
Standard Number
  • 9322225080218
Music Publisher No.
  • MMA8808
Libraries Australia ID
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Libraries Australia

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