Writing Ozu with Sake

Thank you to FilmmakerIQ.com for this clip from the 1983 documentary
I Lived But … The Life and Works of Yasujiro Ozu.
It features interviews with Ozu’s cast and crew, plus excerpts from newsreels, home movies, and clips from two dozen of his films.

Ozu’s cameraman Yuharu Atsuta shot the film, and his long-time production company Shochiku produced it. This short clip (2:30mins) is about the remarkable – and potentially inspiring – writing process of Yasujiro Ozu and co-writer Kôgo Noda.

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