About the film
husband wife relationship lie arranged marriage tokyo, japan niece marital tensions
The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
Release Date: October 01, 1952
|Producers||:||Takeshi Yamamoto, Tomiji Shimizu|
|Writers||:||Yasujirō Ozu, Kōgo Noda|
Takeo, a capricious wife from Tokyo high society, is bored by her dull husband, a quiet and reliable company executive raised in the country. After a crisis, she understands better his true value. A parallel sub-plot shows her niece rebelling against the tradition of arranged marriages.