A college student attempts to cheat on his final exams by scribbling notes on his shirt; naturally his best-laid plans go awry. After this he is left to reassess his life and education and get back on track. Featuring legendary actors Chishu Ryu and Kinuyo Tanaka in significant early roles, Yasujiro Ozu’s silent comedy is a delightful satire of university life and a charming portrait of a young man’s entry into maturity.
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