Early Summer

Also Known As

Bakushû ( Japan ), Début d'été ( France ), Early Summer ( / International ), El començament de l'estiu ( Spain ), Il tempo del raccolto del grano ( Italy ), Proimo kalokairi ( Greece ), Weizenherbst ( West Germany )

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Early Summer

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Setsuko Hara

Noriko Mamiya

Chishû Ryû

Koichi Mamiya

Chikage Awashima

Aya Tamura

Kuniko Miyake

Fumiko Mamiya

Storyline

In postwar Tokyo, this household is loving and serene: older parents, their 28-year-old daughter Noriko, their married son, his devoted wife, and two rascally sons. Their only discontent is Noriko's lack of a husband. Society is changing: she works, she has women friends who tease and argue, her brother sees her independence as impudence, she sees it as normal. When her boss suggests that she marry a 40-year-old bachelor who is his friend, all the members of her family ... more


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Lizzy

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B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.06 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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B+

thanks13 January 2012

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Lizzy

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know30 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

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C+

thanks25 February 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

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B+

Lovely05 February 2011

I have never seen such a human dilemma (a daughter leaves home leaving her parents both disappointed that they will no longer have her company and yet proud and relieved that she is getting on with her life) so beautifully and poignantly portrayed

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