46. Yasujiro Ozu
TOKYO STORY, LATE SPRING, EARLY SUMMER, FLOATING WEEDS
Ozu’s pensive approach to filmmaking set him apart from many of his contemporaries. He took time to focus on smaller details of life, both with his dialogue, and with his lens. His slow and thoughtful approach brings us deep into his characters’ worlds, and urges us to stop and smell the roses where we might not otherwise.
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