Floating Weeds

N.p. N.p., Circa 1959. Vintage screenplay for the 1959 film. Text in Japanese.

A remake of the 1934 silent film "A Story of Floating Weeds," also directed by Yasujiro Ozu. The leader of a traveling theatre troupe goes to visit his former mistress and their son, who is unaware that the man is his father. Meanwhile, the man's current lover, jealous of his attentions to his former mistress, schemes to shame him by convincing a young actress in the troupe to seduce his son. One of the final films the prolific Japanese director made before his death in 1963.

Set on the Japanese coast.

White titled wrappers. 106 leaves, with last page of text numbered e-22. Mimeograph duplication, rectos and versos. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with perfect binding.

Eureka Masters of Cinema 41. Ebert I. Criterion Collection 232.

[Book #146860]

Price: $1,500.00