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Early Summer Reviews

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August 3, 2004
Early Summer is the apotheosis of Ozu's investigations of domestic, geographical and emotional space.
August 23, 2010
in keeping with the shift in seasons, there is a comic lightness to the proceedings - even if, as the film draws towards its conclusion, we become increasingly aware of autumn's chilly approach.
September 6, 2004
Ozu's films fill me with such a profound sense of serenity and emotional richness that it makes me wonder why people rent or buy anyone else's movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 2, 2006
The usual Yasujiro Ozu masterpiece about the clash in family life over traditional and modern values in postwar Japan.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 3, 2016
Rich look at romantic lives of everyday Japanese, with a profound lesbian subtext.
July 26, 2004
the perfect vehicle for chronicling the small pleasures and disappointments that comprise the bigger enterprise of life
| Original Score: 5/5
July 22, 2004
Ozu newcomers will have trouble following the 19 characters, but fans will love it.
| Original Score: B
January 10, 2004
If you've seen one Ozu film, you probably have the drift of his austere, quiet style, and you don't need my recommendation. If you haven't, take a chance.
July 23, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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