Yasujirô Ozu - The Depth of Simplicity

It doesn’t take long to identify an Ozu film. This is due to both his artistic innovation and the absence of any deviation from his techniques. In this video essay, Lewis Bond discusses the development of Yasujirô Ozu’s simple, yet innovative style, illustrating how his cinematography, framing, editing and locations combined to form a new filmic lexicon.


Yasujiro Ozu: Style & Technique


Yasujiro Ozu