Modern Languages Film #3: "I Was Born, But..."

大人の見る絵本 - 生れてはみたけれど [I Was Born, but...] (Japan, Yasujiro Ozu, 1932). Brothers Kenji and Ryoichi move to a new neighbourhood when their father gets a promotion. They make their mark by defeating a bully, but also learn that their father is not the important figure that they believed him to be. One of the last Japanese silent film masterpieces by Yasujiro Ozu, a celebrated portraitist of childhood and of 1930s Japan. (In Japanese with English subtitles)

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