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An Inn in Tokyo (1935)
"Tôkyô no yado" (original title)

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Unemployed Kihachi and his two sons struggle to make ends meet. But that doesn't keep Kihachi from wooing single mother Otaka

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Takeshi Sakamoto ...
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Chôko Iida ...
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Tomio Aoki ...
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Unemployed Kihachi and his two sons struggle to make ends meet. But that doesn't keep Kihachi from wooing single mother Otaka

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The credits indicate that the script was based on an original work by a foreign writer with a name that sounds like "Winzart Monet", but it is actually a gag name, derived from "without money". See more »

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Referenced in I Lived, But... (1983) See more »

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Masterpiece of realism
6 October 1999 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

The richly moving story of a hard-luck father and his two children, this masterpiece of unadorned realism may remind you more of Italian films like Shoeshine than Ozu's more staid work of the 50s. (The inspiration was probably Vidor's The Crowd, and a comparison with that masterpiece is by no means out of order.)


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