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Daigaku wa detakeredo (1929)

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Minoru Takada ...
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Utako Suzuki ...
Mother
Kenji Ôyama ...
Sugimura
Shin'ichi Himori ...
Tailor
Kenji Kimura ...
Executive
Takeshi Sakamoto ...
Secretary
Chôko Iida ...
Landlady
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6 September 1929 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Co z tego, ze mam dyplom  »

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A short Ozu
7 April 2005 | by (Tellus) – See all my reviews

This about a man who has just graduated from university, but cant get a job, is too short to really do much except for conveying Ozu's genuine love for people and everyday life. Not at all an expert on silents, but I bet that not many directors where so down to earth at that time. From the German expressionist films I have seen ('Nibelungen', 'Nosferatu', 'Metropolis' and so on) this is quite a revolution. As the Germans take the drama and the romantic very far, Ozu stays at home with real people. While the Germans are Wagnerian, Ozu is far more subtle.

His device of storytelling lies mostly in the interaction of the characters with little to come in between each scene. Most are shot indoors.


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