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circles and lines; push and pull

by Karen S. Kingsbury

How many different kinds of circles and lines can we find in Ozu's design work?

How many different kinds of push and pull in the social relations he depicts?

Ozu's I WAS BORN BUT... prologue, first conflict scene

prologue, then first conflict scene (intervening exposition omitted)

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