In Their Words – Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Setsuko Hara & Ozu Making 'The End of Summer' (1961)
Setsuko Hara & Ozu Making ‘The End of Summer’ (1961)

“It’s very easy to show emotions in drama: the actors cry or laugh and this conveys sad or happy feelings to the audience. But this is mere explanation. Can we really portray a man’s personality and dignity by appealing to emotions? I want to make people feel what life is like without delineating dramatic ups and downs.” –Yasujirō Ozu

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