Tea And Rice

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Ozu's character study of a modern Japanese couple trying desperately to hold a marriage together. There is tension between the wife's lifestyle, involving an active social life, and the husband's, inclining toward something simpler. The reconciliation takes place over a simple meal of tea and rice, which she despises but eats anyway in an attempt to adapt...read more

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Ozu's character study of a modern Japanese couple trying desperately to hold a marriage together. There is tension between the wife's lifestyle, involving an active social life, and the husband's, inclining toward something simpler. The reconciliation takes place over a simple meal of

tea and rice, which she despises but eats anyway in an attempt to adapt to her husband's ways. Ozu followed this picture (released in Japan in 1952) with another Ryu vehicle, TOKYO STORY, hailed as the director's masterpiece.

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  • Rating: NR
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