Hitori musuko (The Only Son)
Hitori musuko (The Only Son) (1936)

A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son's education and future.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 17, 2010
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

Ozu distills a lifetime of silent misunderstandings and muffled frustrations in a painful succession of false smiles and showy courtesies ...

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... the level of disappointment and despair in this film is unusual and devastating.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's the noted director's first talkie and one of his best signature family dramas.

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danny d
you can already see the technical prowess of ozu's technique in this early film. the film was shot well and the story deeply moving. the film is held… More