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Noriko is perfectly happy living at home with her widowed father, Shukichi, and has no plans to marry -- that is, until her aunt Masa convinces Shukichi that unless he marries off his 27-year-old daughter soon, she will likely remain alone for the rest of her life. When Noriko resists Masa's matchmaking, Shukichi is forced to deceive his daughter and sacrifice his own happiness to do what he belie...

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Directed by

Yasujirō Ozu

Written by

Yasujirō Ozu (Screenplay)
Kōgo Noda (Screenplay)
Kazuo Hirotsu (Novel)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

independent film post world war ii

Lists

#73 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?