The Only Son
Dir. Yasujiro Ozu (1936). Ozus first talkie is also his first recognizably Ozu-ean family dramaa single mother who has slaved and sacrificed for her sons education visits him in Tokyo and receives an education of her own. The final shota unique blend of heartbreak and acceptanceis one that Ozu would repeat throughout his career.
Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. Starts: July 16. Continues through July 18, 2010
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