There was a father

After the death of his wife, a school teacher raises his son alone in Kanazawa. One day the father accompanies his students on a field trip and one of the students is fatally injured. Taking responsibility for the accident, the father puts his son in a boarding school and goes to work in a factory i...

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Corporate Authors: Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha., Janus Films., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Ikeda, Tadao, 1905-1964., Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963., Ryū, Chishū, 1904-1993., Sano, Shūji, 1912-1978., Tsuda, Haruhiko., Saburi, Shin, 1909-1982., Sakamoto, Takeshi, 1899-1974., Ōtsuka, Masayoshi, 1938-, Himori, Shinʼichi, 1907-1959., Mito, Mitsuko.
Language:Japanese
Series:Criterion collection ; 526.
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Summary:After the death of his wife, a school teacher raises his son alone in Kanazawa. One day the father accompanies his students on a field trip and one of the students is fatally injured. Taking responsibility for the accident, the father puts his son in a boarding school and goes to work in a factory in Tokyo. The son grows up to become a teacher and eventually meets his father again. He expresses his desire to quit his job, move to Tokyo and live together with his father. The father is horrified at this idea and admonishes his son to return to his work and not put his own feelings above his responsibilities.
Item Description:DVD release of the 1942 motion picture.
Special features: video interviews with film scholars David Bordwell, and Kristin Thompson; new and improved English subtitle translations; booklet features an essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns, an appreciation of actor Chishu Ryu by Japanese film scholar Donald Richie, and comments by Ryu on director Yasujiro Ozu.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Format:DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital, mono.; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Production Credits:Cinematography, Atsuta Yūharu ; editor, Hamamura Yoshiyasu ; music, Kyōichi Saiki.
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Janus Films : Criterion Collection, ©2010, ℗1942.
ISBN:9781604653045 (set)
1604653043 (set)
9781604653052
1604653051

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6753 C453 2010
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