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Silent Film

AKA: Passing Fancy

Country: Japan

Genre: Drama



A brewery worker woos a beautiful young woman whilst antagonizing his young son, Tomio (Tomio Aoki).


  • Directed by the great Japanese filmmaker Yasujirô Ozu (1903-1963)
  • Winner of the award for Best Film at the 1934 Kinema Junpo Awards

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Picture for Dekigokoro


  • Takeshi Sakamoto
  • Tomio Aoki
  • Nobuko Fushimi
  • Den Obinata

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Enjoyable silent film that provides a glimpse into the life of working-class Tokyo in the 30s. The father and son have great chemistry.

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Everyone else is switching to sound, but Ozu persists with silent film!

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