The luminous Setsuko Hara one of the great screen legends in Japan cinema history stars in one of her most famous roles, directed by Yasujiro Ozu. Her screen presence spanning some fifty years earned her the nickname the "Eternal Virgin" as she is a symbol more than any other actress that resonates with the Golden Age of Japan cinema in the 1950's. She retired very privately and passed away about six months ago at the age of 95.

Film Forum  209 West Houston