"Intimate, primitive, familiar and relaxed."
Ozu's ethos has never been clearer.
I'm sure we all know the feeling of discovering something or someone and only wishing you'd discovered them far earlier. This is how I feel about Edward Yang after watching my first film of his, which happens to be his final film.
Everything, from the pure poetry of the use of reflections in glass - showing us what is behind and in front, to the subtle and incredibly real feeling characters. Edward Yang has captured life at almost every angle.…