It is unclear watching how much of the finished film survives. What I saw was a mere fourteen minutes long and almost worked as is but also could have been lacking more than an hour's worth of footage.
It is so short only a couple of things jumped out at me. The first was that Ozu once again included an American film poster in a couple of frames. Not only did it reiterate what seems like one of his most personal themes - the threat of Westernization - but it also began to suggest that Ozu might have been a real cinephile.
The other small thing that struck me was Ozu's humainism. The plot bears great similarity to the plot of his first surviving film, Days of Youth, and the way that Ozu resolves the conflict reminds yet again that Ozu must be considered among the greatest humanists ever to work within the medium of film.
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