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There Was a Father(父ありき)

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Japan · 1942
1h 34m
Director Yasujirō Ozu
Starring Chishū Ryū, Shûji Sano, Haruhiko Tsuda, Shin Saburi
Genre Drama

Widower and father Shuhei Horikawa grapples with raising his son, Ryuhei, amidst financial strife and personal failings of honor. Fifteen years later, Ryuhei assumes not just his father's former job as a math teacher but also the same internal and external conflicts. Director Yasujiro Ozu deftly depicts a family and country in crisis.

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