Noriko lives in postwar Tokyo with her extended family. Although she enjoys her career and her friends, her more traditionally minded family worries about the fact that she's still single at the advanced age of 28. When 40-year-old business associate Takako proposes marriage, Noriko's family press her into accepting. But when her widowed childhood friend Kenkichi returns to the neighborhood, she finds her heart leading in another direction.Early Summer featuring Setsuko Hara and Chishū Ryū is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and available for rent or purchase on iTunes. It's a drama and independent movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (6,918 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#61 Ranked in Independent Movies
#132 Ranked in World War II Movies
#258 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
Early Summer has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (6,918 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.