Austin Film Society: Japanese Master Filmmakers: Floating Weeds
Not rated, 119 min. Directed by Yasujirô Ozu. Starring Ganjirô Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Ayako Wakao and Hiroshi Kawaguchi.
In this Ozu gem, another bit of family life is up for examination. The leader of an itinerant acting troupe is the father of a young man who believes him to be his uncle. The mistress of the old man learns the secret and creates a further entanglement – one that forces the man to play the parent or shut up.No current showings of this film.