Golden Age of the Silver Screen

I Was Born, But… (1932)

Episode #29

Shochiku released I Was Born, But… on June 3, 1932. Yasujirô Ozu directed the film starring Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, and Mitsuko Yoshikawa.

‘I Was Born, But…’ Plot Summary

The Yoshi family moves to the suburbs of Tokyo so that the patriarch can be closer to his job. His two sons are not initially happy about the move since it results in the boys getting into fights with some of the neighborhood kids. The boys begin to ditch school to avoid the school bullies, but eventually they confront their abusers and take over the neighborhood gang. However, when the boys see their father act subserviently towards his boss, the boys begin to question their father, who they have always perceived as a stern taskmaster.

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Shochiku released I Was Born, But... on June 3, 1932. Yasujirô Ozu directed the film starring Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, and Mitsuko Yoshikawa.

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