The only son

The story examines the motherly love of a peasant woman who gives up everything so that her son can receive education in Tokyo. Ten years later, the mother pays her son a visit in Tokyo, believing that he has become a successful young man. However, upon arrival, she is bitterly disappointed to find...

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Corporate Authors: Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha., Janus Films., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963., Ikeda, Tadao, 1905-1964., Himori, Shinʼichi, 1907-1959., Hayama, Masao., Itō, Senji.
Language:Japanese
Series:Criterion collection ; 525.
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Summary:The story examines the motherly love of a peasant woman who gives up everything so that her son can receive education in Tokyo. Ten years later, the mother pays her son a visit in Tokyo, believing that he has become a successful young man. However, upon arrival, she is bitterly disappointed to find out that her son is working as a night-school teacher and living in poverty with his family.
Item Description:Original story by Yasujiro Ozu (as James Maki).
DVD release of the 1936 motion picture.
"A Mohara-System Talkie."
Special features: video interviews with film scholars Tadao Sato, 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 (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Format:DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital, mono.; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Production Credits:Cinematography, Sugimoto Shōjiro ; music, Itō Senji.
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Janus Films : Criterion Collection, ©2010, ℗1936.
ISBN:9781604653045 (set)
1604653043 (set)
9781604653069
160465306X

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6753 H578 2010
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