What issues do fathers in Japan face in this contemporary period and how do master film makers such as Ozu and Itami represent them? Looking at An Autumn Afternoon and A Quiet Life in particular, how do these films reflect actual issues of Fathers and parenting in Japan with regard to single daughters?
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