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In an age when filial duty was a point of pride, especially for daughters, this was especially hurtful.
Of course, that kind of filial piety has its limitations.
In truth, such a defense is full of filial affection.
But there is reason to suspect that filial piety leads her to see his relationship to her father with exaggerated intensity.
And his younger characters remain sounding boards for the film's ideas about filial duty and the pressures of the modern world.
It is a grimly compelling chronicle of paternal enabling and filial profligacy.

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