An Autumn Afternoon

Tokyo: Shochiku, 1962. Vintage borderless reference photograph of Shima Iwashita from the 1962 Japanese film. With the stamps of Tele-Magazine and holograph pencil and ink annotations regarding layout on the verso.

An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter. Director Yasujiro Ozu's final film, a farewell to his mother, whom he had lived with and cared for his entire life, with the title drawn from a poem he wrote upon returning from her funeral. Ozu became ill shortly thereafter and died from cancer at age 60 in 1963.

9.75 x 8 inches. Very Good plus overall.

[Book #149373]

Price: $400.00