Top 10 awesome movies like There Was a Father that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching There Was a Father and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Shûji Sano . Here goes the list -

  1. Kaze no naka no mendori
  2. Utamaro and His Five Women
  3. Composition Class
  4. Gendai-jin
  5. Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro
  6. Cruel Story of Youth
  7. The Munekata Sisters
  8. Late Spring
  9. An Inlet of Muddy Water
  10. It Was a Faint Dream
  1. Kaze no naka no mendori

    Kaze no naka no mendori

    A man returns from World War II to find his desperate wife had resorted to one night of prostitution to pay for their son's hospital bills.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka and Shûji Sano, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro, a great artist, lives to create portraits of beautiful women, and the brothels of Tokyo provide his models. A world of passion swirls around him, as the women in his life vie for lovers. And, occasionally, his art gets him into trouble.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Minosuke Bandô and Kinuyo Tanaka, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Composition Class

    Composition Class

    This movie, created by Kajirô Yamamoto, Hideko Takamine and Musei Tokugawa, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Gendai-jin

    Gendai-jin

    This movie, created by Minoru Shibuya, Ryô Ikebe and Isuzu Yamada, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro

    Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro

    Mr. Tsurujiro is a Japanese folk singer assisted by Ms. Tsuruhachi on the shamisen. The pair is popular, but he nitpicks often on her music and so they split. She marries a benefactor, but after a joint show, feels music is above marriage.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Kazuo Hasegawa and Isuzu Yamada, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Cruel Story of Youth

    Cruel Story of Youth

    A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

    This movie, created by Nagisa Ôshima, Miyuki Kuwano and Yûsuke Kawazu, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. The Munekata Sisters

    The Munekata Sisters

    Setsuko is unhappily married to Mimura, an engineer with no job and a drinking habit. She's always been in love with Hiroshi, but he left for France years ago without proposing. Now he is back and Mariko (Setsuko's sister) tries to reunite them, although secretly she loves him too.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka and Hideko Takamine, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Late Spring

    Late Spring

    Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Setsuko Hara, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. An Inlet of Muddy Water

    An Inlet of Muddy Water

    Story 1 : "The Thirteenth Night". Seki turns up at her parents' house in the dead of night, where she breaks down and says she cannot continue to live with her husband, a rich man to whom the family is indebted. After a tearful and long discussion, they convince her to return. On the way home, the rickshaw driver turns out to be an old school friend, and they reminisce about the old days. .... Story 2 : "The Last Day Of The Year". Mine is a hard-working maid in the house of a miserly, slave-driving old woman who is burdened by a wastrel son, who pesters the old woman and her new husband for money to pay off gambling debts. Mine's uncle is her only surviving relative, and the man who raised her, who is very ill and needs money to repay a loanshark. Mine promises to borrow the money from her employer but, although the old woman initially agrees, she breaks that promise on the due date, New Year's Eve. Can honest Mine resist the temptation to steal ? ..... Story 3: "An Inlet of Muddy Water". The trials and tribulations of a group of young to middle-aged whores. All the women in this particular bawdy house look up to and admire the stunning O-Riki. But O-Riki is nevertheless troubled. Gen, a shabby coolie, hangs around and pesters her, despite having a long-suffering wife and a young son, who calls O-Riki "The Demon". One night, desperate for clients, several of the girls lunge at and literally drag some passers-by inside. One of these men is cultured and gentlemanly, and becomes O-Riki's regular client. She looks forward to his visits and hopes he will marry her. Meanwhile, Gen's wife alternates between solicitousness and harassment, and home life becomes tough.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Akiko Tamura and Yatsuko Tanami, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. It Was a Faint Dream

    It Was a Faint Dream

    After a number of stressful affairs, a court lady becomes a nun in order to pursue a life without desire.

    This movie, created by Akio Jissôji, Janet Hatta and Shin Kishida, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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