BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5230@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20161202T000000Z DTEND:20161202T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Yasujiro Ozu</strong>&rsquo\;s first foray into talkies provides a blueprint for the widely-celebrated masterpieces that followed . A widowed mother (<strong>Choko Iida</strong>) endures poverty and hards hips to ensure that her only son receives the best possible education and a bright future. In turn\, the son struggles with the pressure to live up to her expectations. Touching upon the universal themes of family\, love a nd disappointment for which Ozu is celebrated\,&nbsp\;<em>The Only Son</em >&nbsp\;is a wonderful entry point to the master director&rsquo\;s unique cinematic world. Ozu was born December 12\, 1903 and died on the same day 60 years later.&nbsp\;<em>\n\n1936\, 87 min.\, 35mm\, b&amp\;w\, in Japane se with English subtitles. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu. With Choko Iida\, Shi nichi Himori\, Masao Hayama\, Yoshiko Tsubouchi\, Chishu Ryu.&nbsp\;</em>\ n<em>The Only Son</em>&nbsp\;&copy\; 1936 Shochiku Co.\, Ltd.\n<strong>Tic kets</strong>: $13/$10 seniors &amp\; students/$5 Japan Society&nbsp\;<a h ref="http://www.japansociety.org/page/support/individual">members</a>\n<st rong>Part of&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/film "><em>Monthly Classics</em></a></strong>\nYear-round screenings of beloved classics\, hidden gems and recent discoveries of Japanese cinema. Only $5 for Japan society members!\n<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/abo ut/visitor_information#policy">Box Office Policy</a>\n\nhttp://www.japanso ciety.org/event/the-only-son SUMMARY:The Only Son 一人息子 (Hitori Musuko) URL:/en/events/2016/12/02/the-only-son-hitori-musuko/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR