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The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

Foreign/Drama/Comedy

Not Rated

Box Office: $0.0M

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Product Details

PRINCIPAL CAST

Michiyo Kogure, Shin Saburi, Keiko Tsujima

DIRECTOR

Yasujiro Ozu

SYNOPSIS

One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a subtly piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife's city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband's small-town simplicity, and a generational sea change—in the form of their headstrong, modern niece—sweeps over their household. The director's abiding concern with family dynamics receives one of its most spirited treatments, with a wry, tender humor and buoyant expansiveness that moves the action from the home into the baseball stadiums, pachinko parlors, and ramen shops of postwar Tokyo.

GENRE

Foreign/Drama/Comedy

RATING

Not Rated

RUN TIME

116 Minutes

STUDIO

Criterion Collection