Seniors’ Free Talk: Ozu’s Children
Dr Jinhee Choi explores the desires and disappointments of children and their parents in Ozu’s family dramas.
Total runtime 90min
From mischievous boys to sentimental daughters, Yasujirô Ozu’s children can be obstinate in the demands they make on their parents, whether these involve buying a bicycle, a television set or even finding a spouse. In this illustrated talk, Dr Jinhee Choi, author and Reader in Film Studies at King’s College London, explores the desires and disappointments that are experienced by children and their parents in Ozu’s wonderful family dramas.
Free for over-60s (booking by phone or in person only), otherwise normal matinee price.
See our seniors’ matinee of Heat and Dust + intro on Wed 13 Mar.