Equinox Flower / There Was A Father Blu-Ray + DVD

Equinox Flower / There Was A Father Blu-Ray + DVD
Yasujiro Ozus first colour film, Equinox Flower is a deft comedy that takes an ironic look at the decline of paternal authority. Shin Saburi plays Wataru Hirayama, an old-fashioned father whose outwardly liberal views on marriage are severely tested when his daughter tells him she wants a love-match. Outwitted and outflanked by his wily female relatives Hirayama stubbornly refuses to admit defeat. Ozu's playful use of colour, poetry and arch humour combine to make this tale of old versus new at once deeply moving and razor-sharp. Paternal authority is unquestionably ascendant in Ozu's powerful war-time drama There Was a Father which is also included here. Shuhei Horikawa (Chishy Ryu) sacrifices his teaching career after an unfortunate accident but refuses to sacrifice the education of his only son.

Special Features
Fully Illustrated Booklet Features Newly Commissioned Sleevenote Essays By Asian Cinema Expert Tony Rayns, New And Improved English Subtitles. 
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioJapanese PCM Mono Audio, Japanese Dolby Digital Mono Audio
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastYoshiko Kuga, Shin Saburi, Shuji Sano, Takeshi Sakamoto, Teiji Takahashi, Miyuki Kuwano, Fujiko Yamamoto, Keiji Sada, Kinuyo Tanaka, Chieko Naniwa, Chishu Ryu, Ineko Arima
ColourBlack & White
DirectorYasujiro Ozu
FormatIncludes - Booklet
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
RegionDVD 2
RegionBlu-Ray B
Run Time205
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Tags: 1950s, Multi Sets