Drifting Weeds

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Drifting Weeds ★★★½ Floating Weeds; The Duckweed Story; Ukigusa 1959

A remake by Ozu of his 1934 silent film about a troupe of traveling actors whose leader visits his illegitimate son and his lover after years of separation. Classic Ozu. In Japanese with English subtitles. 128m/B VHS, DVD . JP Ganjiro Nakamura, MachikoKyo, Haruko Sugimura, Ayako Wakao; D: Yasujiro Ozu.