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The Only Son

一人息子 (Original title)

1936 Drama

About

A poor factory worker, visiting the Tokyo son she has skimped to educate, finds even a college degree doesn't make a difference in Depression era Japan.

Directed by

Yasujirō Ozu

Written by

Yasujirō Ozu (Story)
Tadao Ikeda (Adaptation)
Masao Arata (Adaptation)

Runtime

87 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Lists

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