<article> <figure> <img src="http://image.tmdb.org/t/p/w780/5YiXBs05nkNMsInrluFGUM1yr0z.jpg" title='Mother' alt='Mother'/> </figure> <h1>Mother</h1> <p>Okaasan is the story of a poor, working class mother with a sick husband who sacrifices herself to support her family in suburban Tokyo. The film defines "Shomin Geki," a Japanese film genre that features realistic depiction of the economic underclass, told with elements of light comedy and melodrama. Okaasan is the best-known work of director Mikio Naruse, hailed by Japanese film historians as an equal of Kurosawa, Ozu and Mizoguchi, but under-appreciated in the West</p> <details><summary>Runtime: 98</summary> <summary>Release date: 1952-06-12</summary></details> </article>