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There Was a Father

1942 Rated NR 1hr 34m

After resigning from his job after a child dies durning a school trip, compassionate math teacher and widower Shuhei (Chishû Ryû) spends the rest of his life sacrificing his time, energy and own happiness to provide his only son, Ryohei (Shûji Sano), with a quality education. Directed by master filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu, this touching family drama also stars Shin Saburi, Takeshi Sakamoto and Mitsuko Mito.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.