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Number: CRRN2768BR

GOOD MORNING (1959) (PRE-ORDER) (BLU-RAY)

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A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of inter­generational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after their parents refuse to buy a television set. Ozu weaves a wealth of subtle gags through a family portrait as rich as those of his dramatic films, mocking the foibles of the adult world through the eyes of his child protagonists. Shot in stunning Technicolor and set in a suburb of Tokyo where housewives gossip about the neighbors’ new washing machine and unemployed husbands look for work as door-to-door salesmen, this charming comedy refashions Ozu’s own silent classic I Was Born, But . . . to gently satirize consumerism in postwar Japan.

DISC FEATURES
New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
I Was Born, But . . ., Yasujiro Ozu’s 1932 silent comedy, with a 2008 score by Donald Sosin
New interview with film scholar David Bordwell
New video essay on Ozu’s use of humor by critic David Cairns
Fragment of A Straightforward Boy, a 1929 silent film by Ozu
PLUS: An essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum

CAST
Isamu - Masahiko Shimazu
Minoru - Koji Shidara
Tamiko Hayash - Kuniko Miyake
Setsuko Arita - Yoshiko Kuga
Keitaro Hayashi - Chishu Ryu
Kikue Haraguchi Haruko - Sugimura

RUN TIME: 93 minutes
COLOR: Color
ASPECT RATIO: 1.33:1
LANGUAGE: Japanese
SUBTITLES: English

  
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