2015 / Japan Foundation, Feb. 11, 7:00 pm, Screening “Early Spring” (1956) by Yasujiro Ozu

(C) 1956 Shochiku Co. Ltd.

(C) 1956 Shochiku Co. Ltd.


Japan Foundation Los Angeles

5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

February 11, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

The Pathos of White-collar Life as Society Undergoes Transformation

“Early Spring” (145 min , 1956)

Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

In his first film after the commercial and critical success of Tokyo Story, Ozu examines life in postwar Japan through the eyes of a young salaryman, Shoji (Ryo Ikebe), dissatisfied with career and marriage, who begins an affair with a flirtatious co-worker, Chiyo (Keiko Kishi).

This screening is made possible through the generous support of Roth Family Foundation

Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides high quality Japanese film screening every second and fourth Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m. at JFLA Auditorium, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite100, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

All movies are in Japanese with English subtitles.

Free to attend. Reservation is not required.

Street Parking is available. http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking