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RomanceDrama19421h 34m
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#1764 Ranked Movie
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There Was a Father (1942)

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Romance Drama 19421h 34m

Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects.There Was a Father featuring Chishū Ryū and Shūji Sano is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (2,888 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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#1,764 Ranked Movie

#31 Ranked in Teacher Movies

#67 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#218 Ranked in Romance Movies

There Was a Father has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (2,888 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 34m

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Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Related Tags: Teacher
Country of origin: Japan
Available to watch on: The Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Apr 1, 1942