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Title Dekigokoro = Passing fancy / Shochiku Kinema Kabushiki Kaisha ; gensaku Jemusu Maki ; kyakuhon Ikeda Tadao ; kantoku Ozu Yasujiro = A Shochiku film ; a film by Yasujiro Ozu ; story by James Maki ; screenplay by Tadao Ikeda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu.
Imprint [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Subject Blue collar workers -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Children of blue collar workers -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Japan -- Economic conditions -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Drama.
Families -- Japan -- Drama.
Comedy films.
Fathers -- Drama.
Sons -- Drama.
Alt Name Ozu, Yasujiro, 1903-1963,
Ikeda, Tadao, 1905-1964,
Sugimoto, Shojiro (Cinematographer),
Ishikawa, Kazuo (Film editor),
Sosin, Donald,
Sakamoto, Takeshi, 1899-1974,
Obinata, Den, 1907-1980,
Fushimi, Nobuko, 1919-1976,
Iida, Choko, 1897-1972,
Aoki, Tomio,
Tani, Reiko,
Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha,
Add Title Passing fancy
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 101 min.) : sound, black and white
Note Title from title frames.
Originally produced by Shochiku Films in 1933.
Silent film with music, Japanese intertitles, and English subtitles.
Summary The first of many films featuring the endearing single-dad Kihachi (played wonderfully by Takeshi Sakamoto), Passing fancy is a humorous and heartfelt study of a close, if fraught, father-son relationship. With an ever more sophisticated visual style and understanding of fragile human relationships, Ozu seamlessly weaves rib-tickling comedy and weighty family drama for this distinguished precursor to a brilliant career.
Credits Director of photography, Shojiro Sugimoto ; editor, Kazuo Ishikawa ; music score, Donald Sosin ; production designer, Yonekazu Wakita.
Cast Takeshi Sakamoto, Nobuko Fushimi, Den Obinata, Choko Iida, Tomio Aoki, Reiko Tani.
Publisher # 1112971 Kanopy
OCLC # 900275441



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