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  • A young boy sits at a table and sticks out his tongue.
  • Two young men in uniform and a young boy stand on a gravel path.
  • Two young boys in matching sweaters look at something off camera.
  • Two young boys and a man sit in front of a television.
  • A view of a hallway where a cardboard television box sits; two young boys sit in a room at the end of the hallway.
  • A young boy makes the


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Thursday, November 7


Director Yasujirô Ozu
Cast Kôji Shitara, Chishû Ryû, Yoshiko Kuga, Kuniko Miyake
Screenplay Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu | Cinematography Yûharu Atsuta
1959 | Japan | DCP | approx. 94 min. | In Japanese with English subtitles

Literally, Good Morning. Chishû Ryû’s brash sons sneer at adults’ small talk (their sister Yoshiko Kuga and her shy boyfriend wannabe only talk about the weather), indulge in vigorous farting contests, and go on strike to get that new thing — television! — in unofficial remake of I Was Born, But.

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