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pecking order rules

by Karen S. Kingsbury

This might be the moment when the brothers first see the extent of the social hierarchy around them.

How might be describe the technique--camera work, framing, lighting, positioning (blocking) of the actors--in this scene? Is it possible that simplicity is itself a kind of technique, and if so how does that simplicity contribute to the expressiveness of this scene?

Ozu's I WAS BORN BUT... beer salesman knows the score

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pecking order rules (social hierarchy) in boys' world

from I Was Born But... (1932)
Creator: Yasujiro Ozu
Distributor: Criterion Collection
Posted by Karen S. Kingsbury