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Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari) (1953)

Tokyo Story
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8.3 IMDB rating
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Chishu Ryu Chishu Ryu
Shukichi Hirayama
Chieko Higashiyama Chieko Higashiyama
Tomi Hirayama
Setsuko Hara Setsuko Hara
Noriko Hirayama
Haruko Sugimura Haruko Sugimura
Shige Kaneko
Sô Yamamura Sô Yamamura
Koichi Hirayama
Kuniko Miyake Kuniko Miyake
Fumiko Hirayama - his wife
Kyôko Kagawa Kyôko Kagawa
Kyôko Hirayama
Eijirô Tono Eijirô Tono
Sanpei Numata


Written by
Kôgo Noda Kôgo Noda
(scenario) and
Yasujiro Ozu Yasujiro Ozu
(scenario)


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2 years, 10 months ago at Jul 19 20:53
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"Tokyo Story" is my favorite film of all time. I really love this film, it made me think of my parents... my life sucks, my relationship with parents is not so good,there's big generation gap... but this film made me feel glad to be my parent's child,the most beautiful person in my life. For the film itself,it's a masterpiece of cinema...a genius filmmaking... so powerful and profound,simple but g... read more

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5 years, 2 months ago at Mar 17 14:51
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Slow, deliberate pace and heavy realism is what makes Yasujiro Ozu's film, Tokyo Story, a timeless classic. Mind you, this film is not filled with well-known Oscar-nominated/winners all in one place nor does it have characters that look more plastic, wax-models and less humans. They look human just like you or I. They look realistic, they talk realistic, their expressions are realistic and ... read more
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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.
Release date: 13 March 1972
UPC: 037429183922
Tags: Japan (20), 1950s (11), 1953 (9), Japanese (8), B&w (6), Drama (6), Aging (6), Classic (5), Mourning (4), Family (3), Family Relationships (3), Black & White (3), (3), Employment Dismissal (2), Rice (2), Dream (2), Elderly (2), Asian (2), Loss Of Mother (2), Expectation (2)
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