A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of intergenerational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after their parents refuse to buy a television set. Ozu weaves a wealth of subtle gags through a family portrait as rich as those of his dramatic films, mocking the foibles of the adult world through the eyes of his child protagonists. Shot in stunning color and set in a suburb of Tokyo where housewives gossip about the neighbors’ new washing machine and unemployed husbands look for work as door-to-door salesmen, this charming comedy refashions Ozu’s own silent classic I Was Born, But . . . to gently satirize consumerism in postwar Japan.Good Morning featuring Keiji Sada and Yoshiko Kuga is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (7,825 votes) and was well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
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Good Morning has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (7,825 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.