Equinox Flower [Higanbana]

Tokyo: Shochiku, Circa 1958. Collection of four vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1958 film. With the stamp of Shochiku Co. on the verso, along with a mimeo snipe noting the film's Japanese title, "Higanbana."

From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.

Based on Ton Satomi's 1957 novel. A businessman hopes to arrange a marriage for his headstrong youngest daughter, who has fallen in love with a musician. Director Yasujiro Ozu's first color film.

Set and shot on location in Tokyo.

6 x 4.5 inches. Near Fine.

BFI 1071. Criterion Eclipse 3.


[Book #151339]