Subarashiki Nichiyobi (One Wonderful Sunday) (1947)
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Akira Kurosawa directs this romantic comedy about a pair of lovers struggling to have a pleasant Sunday outing. A young laborer named Yuzo (Isao Numazaki) and his fiancée, Masako (Chieko Nakakita), meet at the train station on their day off. With the weather beautiful and only a scant 35 yen in their pockets, the two first visit a model house, where Masako imagines being a housewife. Then Yuzo plays baseball with some boys, resulting in the ball landing on a cookie shop display. After buying the
Jun 25, 1947 Wide
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It's a carefully composed, elegant, sometimes prescient work, a small-scale love story set against a background of tumultuous social and political change.
It's like looking for footprints, tracking the master this apprentice was to become.
Audience Reviews for Subarashiki Nichiyobi (One Wonderful Sunday)
- Yuzo: I feel my courage fading bit by bit...
- Masako: It's important to create a quiet ambience...
- Yamiya the black marketeer: We need small tables too, for lovers...
- Yamiya the black marketeer: This is the kind of world where you need dreams the most... You can't live without them. It'd be too painful...
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