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[on his own directorial abilities] I don't know anything about this. I only know how to make tofu. I can make fried tofu, boiled tofu, stuffed tofu.
"Floating Weeds" cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa said that Ozu had a certain style of directing. The camera was always placed low, close to the floor. He never used cranes, a moving camera, bird's eye shots. Once or twice he tried them early in his career, but he abandoned them. When he edited, he never used overlaps, wipes, fade-ins. He was determined to create a sense of ordinary, everyday life ...
Tableaux of outdoor landscapes (often showing railway lines or stations)