attitudes to Ozu

Fergus MacDermot macdermotfergus
Sun Feb 20 20:11:52 EST 2005

>Just a minor issue with Aaron's mentioning of my earlier post--I had said
>that many young Japanese _people_ whom I meet don't know Ozu, and had
>wanted to note that neither do they know many contemporary directors.

I have the same experience - of all the Japanese people I know in London and 
Japan, very very few have heard of Ozu (or many pre 60s film directors), but 
are interested in seeing his films.

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