It is a simple story, but that brings reflection, value. It deals with values, it makes you rethink, it's those stories that stay in your mind, bringing unexpected reflections throughout the days, it makes you more human.
We are all afraid of old age. That is, of solitude, of abandonment. the weight of time, death, I always remember the wise Norbert Elias who said that old age begins with abandonment, until we put the death of our conviviality away. Then the Ozu plays deep. Touches like state of art. And it hurts. As it hurts in the soul.