Good Morning

Japan 1959, 94 mins
Director: Yasujirō Ozu

+ intro and discussion

Following the popular Relaxed Screenings as part of our Kurosawa season, we return to Japan with a link to this month’s Ozu programme.

The director’s pared-back aesthetic proves perfect for drawing out comedy in this family drama. Good Morning is a playful look at communication, within families, with neighbours and between children, as a way of exploring how social conventions influence individual and societal perspectives. It’s a hugely enjoyable snapshot of Japan at the end of the 1950s.

The post screening discussion with be co-hosted by campaigner and creative Leo Capella with Ozu season curator Ian Haydn Smith.

Director: Yasujirō Ozu

Keiji Sada
Yoshiko Kuga
Chishu Ryu

Japan 1959
94 mins

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BFI Southbank has been awarded the National Autistic Society’s Autism Friendly Award.

The next relaxed screenings are:
TIME BANDITS + intro and discussion
Monday 30 October 2023 18.15 NFT3

RUN LOLA RUN (LOLA RENNT) + intro and discussion
Monday 27 November 2023 18.40 NFT3

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Relaxed Screenings

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those in the neurodiverse community, their assistants and carers.

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• The programme will be introduced.

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