Ozu works the melodramatic angle a little too strenuously in this tale of a soldier who returns home from the front to discover that his wife has turned to prostitution for the sake of their child. Still, it’s less maudlin than it might have been in other hands, and the performances are terrific.
A Hen in the Wind
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209 W Houston St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and Varick St|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to Houston St|
|Price:||$12.50, seniors (Mon–Fri before 5pm) and members $7|