Here’s to the Young Lady
Dir: Kinoshita Keisuke
Japan , 1949, 89min
Cast: Hara Setsuko, Sano Shuji, Sada Keiji
Hara Setsuko falls in love…or not? What seems to be a romantic comedy is indeed a lovers’ discourse. Hara plays the daughter of a wealthy family betrothed to a garage owner who falls in love with her immediately, only to be perplexed by her amiable but detached attitude. Is she too solemn to be passionate, or does she have other secrets? Hara poses as an elusive heroine with a carefully guarded inner world. Kinoshita’s lyrical film is delightful to watch, complete with romantic pretence and a modicum of tension in the closing reels as viewers wait to find out if love truly conquers.
#6 in 1949 Kinema Junpo’s Top 10
Hara Setsuko Forever
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- EMP Cinemas iSQUARE (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
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- CINE FAN ONLINE
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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