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Mother

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7.6/10
Romance Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19521h 38mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: War Singing Country: Japan

Okaasan is the story of a poor, working class mother with a sick husband who sacrifices herself to support her family in suburban Tokyo. The film defines "Shomin Geki," a Japanese film genre that features realistic depiction of the economic underclass, told with elements of light comedy and melodrama. Okaasan is the best-known work of director Mikio Naruse, hailed by Japanese film historians as an equal of Kurosawa, Ozu and Mizoguchi, but under-appreciated in the WestMother featuring Kinuyo Tanaka and Kyōko Kagawa is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (613 votes).

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#22,356 Ranked Movie

#202 Ranked in Singing Movies

#1045 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#13631 Ranked in Drama Movies

Mother has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (613 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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