FILM Bakushû Early Summer Yasujirô Ozu, 1951, 125’ “I wanted to describe such deep matters as reincarnation and mutability, more than just telling a story. For this reason, Early Summer was one of the most demanding work I’ve done in years. There was criticism about the children being unruly. FILM An American in Paris Vincente Minnelli, 1951, 114’ Lise Bouvier: Oh Jerry. It’s so dreadful standing next to you like this, and not having your arms around me. Jerry Mulligan: You’ll always be standing next to me Lise. FILM Journal d’un curé de campagne Robert Bresson, 1951, 115’ Countess: Love is stronger than death. Your scriptures say so. Curé d’Ambricourt: We did not invent love. It has its order, its law. Countess: God is its master.