THE FLOATING WEEDS
February 25, 2000 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
(Japanese, 1959, 119 minutes, color, 16mm)
In this powerful drama an itinerant acting troupe visits a tiny seaside community. Its leader is reintroduced to his illegitimate son and the boy's mother, with whom he had an affair 12 years before. Ozu directed the same story as a silent film in 1934.