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Early Summer (1951)

NR 08/02/1972 (US) Drama 2h 15m
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Noriko lives in postwar Tokyo with her extended family. Although she enjoys her career and her friends, her more traditionally minded family worries about the fact that she's still single at the advanced age of 28. When 40-year-old business associate Takako proposes marriage, Noriko's family press her into accepting. But when her widowed childhood friend Kenkichi returns to the neighborhood, she finds her heart leading in another direction.

  1. Yasujirō Ozu

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Kōgo Noda


Top Billed Cast

  1. Setsuko Hara

    Setsuko Hara

    Noriko Mamiya

  2. Chishū Ryū

    Chishū Ryū

    Koichi Mamiya

  3. Chikage Awashima

    Chikage Awashima

    Aya Tamura

  4. Kuniko Miyake

    Kuniko Miyake

    Fumiko Mamiya

  5. Ichirô Sugai

    Ichirô Sugai

    Shukichi Mamiya

  6. Chieko Higashiyama

    Chieko Higashiyama

    Shige Mamiya

  7. Haruko Sugimura

    Haruko Sugimura

    Tami Yabe

  8. Kuniko Igawa

    Kuniko Igawa


  9. Hiroshi Nihon'yanagi

    Hiroshi Nihon'yanagi

    Kenkichi Yabe

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Early Summer
Early Summer

Original Title 麦秋

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -


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