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Dekigokoro (1933)

 -  Drama  -  7 September 1933 (Japan)
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Two Tokyo co-workers come across a destitute young lady in search of a place to live.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Takeshi Sakamoto ...
Kihachi
Nobuko Fushimi ...
Harue
Den Obinata ...
Jiro
Chôko Iida ...
Otome
Tomio Aoki ...
Tomio (as Tokkankozo)
Reikô Tani ...
Barber
Seiji Nishimura
Seiichi Kato
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After the death of his wife, a man struggles to raise his son in nearly overwhelming poverty. When the father meets a beautiful young woman, the son becomes jealous of his father's attentions, and conflict arises between them. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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7 September 1933 (Japan)  »

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Passing Fancy  »

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Ozu gone wild!
15 December 2003 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The picture centers on the relationship between a capricious widower (the great Takeshi Sakamoto) and his son (a brilliant performance by one of the 'I Was Born, But...' kids) through many misadventures.

A rambling plot, a tone that shifts from slapstick to high-strung melodrama and characters whose actions are so inconsistent they might as well be schizophrenic. This movie, which feels like a jumble-sale of scenes and ideas, really shouldn't work but, by some inexplicable alchemy, it does.

When the boy gets seriously ill, will he survive? In other movies the necessities of the plot or the mood of the film may enable you to predict the fate of major characters, here, as in real life, anything can happen. Ozu, whose style is often considered constrained and restrictive, manages to infuse this movie with an enormous sense of freedom resulting in a work that, like the impulsive but loving father, is both bizarre and impossible not to like.

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