7.0/10
532
4 user 12 critic

Sono yo no tsuma (1930)

A desperate man with a sick daughter decides to commit a robbery in order to help her. He begins to feel remorse though, which makes him question his decision.

Director:

Yasujirô Ozu

Writers:

Kôgo Noda, Oscar Schisgall (based on) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A small-time hood wants to go straight for a good girl but finds that starting over isn't as simple as it sounds.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Satoko Date, Kanji Kawahara, Hiroko Kawasaki
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A gangster tries to find redemption with the inadvertent help of an innocent shop girl and his jealous girlfriend will do anything to keep him.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Jôji Oka, Sumiko Mizukubo
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A married Tokyo man faces unemployment after standing up for an older colleague.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Tokihiko Okada, Emiko Yagumo, Hideo Sugawara
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A story of a college student (Tatsuo Saitô) and his schoolmates trying to pass the exams by cheating.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Kaoru Futaba, Kinuyo Tanaka
Passing Fancy (1933)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two Tokyo co-workers come across a destitute young lady in search of a place to live.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Takeshi Sakamoto, Nobuko Fushimi, Den Obinata
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two friends try and court the same woman.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Ichirô Yûki, Tatsuo Saitô, Junko Matsui
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ryoichi and Chikako are brother and sister. They live together. Chikako works during the day in a office and at night she prostitutes herself to fund her brother studies in univesity. ... See full summary »

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Yoshiko Okada, Ureo Egawa, Kinuyo Tanaka
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a young man inherits his father's lucrative business, he cheats the system to set up three of his college friends with jobs.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Ureo Egawa, Kinuyo Tanaka, Tatsuo Saitô
Hitori musuko (1936)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A widow sends her only son away to receive a better education. Years later, she visits him, finding him a poor school teacher with a wife and son.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Chôko Iida, Shin'ichi Himori, Masao Hayama
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two young brothers throw a tantrum when they discover that their father isn't the most important man in his workplace.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, Mitsuko Yoshikawa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Takeshi Sakamoto, Yoshiko Okada, Chôko Iida
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young boy follows Tashiro home to his tenement housing complex on the outskirts of Tokyo, the boy who was separated from his carpenter father somehow and somewhere in Kudan. All Tashiro ... See full summary »

Director: Yasujirô Ozu
Stars: Chôko Iida, Hôhi Aoki, Eitarô Ozawa
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Mitsuko Ichimura Mitsuko Ichimura ... Michiko, daughter
Tokihiko Okada Tokihiko Okada ... Shuji Hashizume, husband
Chishû Ryû ... Policeman
Tatsuo Saitô Tatsuo Saitô ... Suda, doctor
Emiko Yagumo Emiko Yagumo ... Mayumi, wife
Tôgô Yamamoto Tôgô Yamamoto ... Detective Kagawa
Edit

Storyline

A desperate man with a sick daughter decides to commit a robbery in order to help her. He begins to feel remorse though, which makes him question his decision.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

japanese noir | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Release Date:

17 March 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Daquela Noite See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shôchiku Eiga See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Broadway Scandals (1929) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Silent Ozu
6 May 2015 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A desperate man with a sick daughter decides to commit a robbery in order to help her. He begins to feel remorse though, which makes him question his decision.

Ozu made twenty-six movies in his first five years as a director, including this one. He made silent films after silent films began to go out of style, and he made crime films before he went on to do the things he is better known for.

Here we have a mixture of crime and love, and a bit of necessity. Is it wrong to steal bread if you or a loved one are starving? Some would say yes, some no. This story brings that question to the forefront, though it steps it up a notch when the father has to physically confront his victim.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed