A Mother Should Be Loved (1934)
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After the death of his father, a young man discovers the woman who raised him is actually his stepmother. Meanwhile, the young man's stepbrother, who is unaware of the revelation, resents his mother for always punishing him more severely than his sibling.
Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
The first and last of nine reels is missing in this early silent family melodrama directed by the great Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu.
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