Late Ozu DVD Collection

  • Jan Uhde


YASUJIRO OZU needs neither introduction nor recommendation. Many of Ozu's features have been available on DVD for some time in Asia but mostly only on Region 3 which the great majority of DVD players in the West would not play. There has been only little Ozu available in the West so this Criteron release is good news. The Eclipse series presents the director's work of the last decade of his life - a mature artist who has honed his restrained style. It also shows Ozu experimenting with colour and revealing more of his subtle, understated humour, as in The End of Summer and Late Autumn....
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