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  • Pain in Japanese Cinema

    November 12, 2019 by

    A strange moment is buried near the end of Yasujirō Ozu’s Tokyo Story. Two sister-in-laws, Kyoko and Noriko, are chatting and airing their grievances when Kyoko interjects, “Isn’t life disappointing?” Noriko smiles back at her. “Yes,” she nods. “Nothing but disappointment.” “Well I should get going,” says Kyoko. “Goodbye, then,” responds Noriko. They smile at… Read more

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