Kurosawa marathon journal – #6 – ONE WONDERFUL SUNDAY (1947)

The story: Yuzo and his fiancée Masako spend their Sunday afternoon together, trying to have a good time on just thirty-five yen. They manage to have many small adventures, especially because Masako’s optimism and belief in dreams is able to lift Yuzo from his realistic despair. Kurosawa often quoted William Wyler, Frank Capra and John Ford…