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Higanbana ()


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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

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Wataru Hirayama
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Kiyoko Hirayama
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Setsuko Hirayama
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Fumiko Mikami
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Masahiko Taniguchi
Teiji Takahashi ...
Shotaru Kondo
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Hisako Hirayama
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Shukichi Mikami
Chieko Naniwa ...
Hatsu Sasaki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yôko Chimura ...
Nurse
Ureo Egawa ...
Schoolmate Nakanishi
Gazan Hasegawa
Aiko Ikumi ...
Inn maid
Kentarô Imai ...
Station attendant
Masahiko Inoue ...
Station attendant
Masanao Kawakane ...
Groom
Kôhei Kawamura ...
Master of ceremonies at wedding reception
Tachibana Kazue
Ryûji Kita ...
Heinosuke Horie
Akiko Kiyokawa ...
Bride
Tokuji Kobayashi ...
Schoolmate
Hisako Mine ...
Waitress
Teruko Nagaoka
Nobuo Nakamura ...
Toshihiko Kawai
Shôsuke Oni ...
Company employee
Mutsuko Sakura ...
Akemi
Tsuneko Sasaki ...
Inn maid
Nobuko Sora ...
Clerk
Isao Suenaga
Fujio Suga
Tsûsai Sugawara ...
Sugai
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Wakamatsu's owner
Norikazu Takeda ...
Schoolmate
Hisao Toake
Fumio Watanabe ...
Ichiro Nagamura
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Yukiko Sasaki

Directed by

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Yasujirô Ozu

Written by

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Ton Satomi ... (original story)
 
Yasujirô Ozu ... (screenplay) and
Kôgo Noda ... (screenplay)

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Shizuo Yamanouchi ... producer

Music by

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Takanobu Saitô

Cinematography by

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Yûharu Atsuta

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Yoshiyasu Hamamura

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Motoshige Oikawa ... color timer

Art Direction by

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Tatsuo Hamada

Set Decoration by

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Setsutarô Moriya

Costume Design by

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Yûji Nagashima

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Yuko Nakajima ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Kôzô Yamamoto ... assistant director

Art Department

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Shigeo Ogiwara ... assistant art director
Toshio Takahashi ... set designer

Sound Department

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Akiyuki Itô ... sound recordist
Mitsuru Kaneko ... sound mixer
Yoshisaburô Senoo ... sound

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Akira Aomatsu ... gaffer
Tamio Ishii ... lighting technician
Takashi Kawamata ... camera operator

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Tomiji Shimizu ... script supervisor

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A business man is often approached by friends for advice and help regarding marriage as well as family and romantic relationships. He is always very calmly and objectively able to give great insight and assistance to these particular situations. However, when it comes time for him to be objective regarding his oldest daughter, he finds it very difficult... Written by Karl Engel

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Also Known As
  • Spider Lily (Japan)
  • Equinox Flower (World-wide, English title)
  • Fleurs d'équinoxe (France)
  • Sommerblüten (Germany)
  • Flores de equinocio (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 118 min
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Trivia This was Yasujirô Ozu's first film in color. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Patriot Games/Monster in a Box/Class Act/Zentropa (1992). See more »
Soundtracks Home, Sweet Home See more »

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