In postwar Tokyo, Noriko, still single at the age of 28, lives happily with her parents and her brother’s family. When Noriko’s peers begin applying pressure on her to marry, she impulsively chooses her childhood friend, causing conflict within the once stable household. A wonderfully poised and emotionally nuanced examination of life’s intricacies and contradictions across three different generations.
If you buy a ticket for this screening of Early Summer as well as Late Spring (Sat 13 Nov, 15:00) and Tokyo Story (Sun 14 Nov, 15:00) in a single transaction, you will receive a 15% discount on the total cost.
Screening as part of Japan 2020: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. bfijapan.co.uk
What else is on?
Tomorrow (Wednesday 27th September)
Thursday 28th September
Plan your visit
Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!