"We would sigh or let out a great breath from the depths of our hearts, for what we felt was precisely this: Can it be possible that there is such a woman in this world?" Shusaku Endo
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Some people disdain Ozu's Tokyo Story, as some people disdain Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. How could I? It was the first Ozu I saw, at the New Yorker Theater in 1972. Yes, I saw it twice and cried more than twice.