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Good Morning (Ohayo)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:May 12, 1959
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chishu Ryu, Kuniko Miyake, Haruko Sugimura
Director:Yasujiro Ozu
Producer:Shizuo Yamanouchi
Writer:Yasujiro Ozu, Kogo Noda

Description: Yasujiro Ozu's Ohayo (Good Morning) is a comedy about a pair of boys who bring much trouble to their family and community by refusing to do very basic activities. The boys desire a television, but their father refuses. They are so insistent that the father eventually commands them to be quiet. They take him quite literally and refuse to speak at all, not even a typical polite morning greeting. Their impoliteness begins to weigh down both the family and the town as it goes against the ordered social structure of Japanese culture. The film is a remake of Ozu's earlier 1932 silent film I Was Born, But...~ Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide

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