About

Noriko lives in postwar Tokyo with her extended family. Although she enjoys her career and her friends, her more traditionally minded family worries about the fact that she's still single at the advanced age of 28. When 40-year-old business associate Takako proposes marriage, Noriko's family press her into accepting. But when her widowed childhood friend Kenkichi returns to the neighborhood, she f...

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Directed by

Yasujirō Ozu

Written by

Yasujirō Ozu (Writer)
Kōgo Noda (Writer)

Runtime

135 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

independent film post world war ii marriage proposal

Lists

#416 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?