Tokyo Story 1953
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|Starring||Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama|
|Supporting actors||Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyôko Kagawa, Eijirô Tôno, Nobuo Nakamura, Shirô Osaka, Hisao Toake, Teruko Nagaoka, Mutsuko Sakura, Toyo Takahashi, Tôru Abe, Sachiko Mitani, Zen Murase, Mitsuhiro Môri, Junko Anan, Ryôko Mizuki|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Ozu's "Tokyo Story" is simply the most emotionally profound film I have ever seen.
The children grow up, move away from their family in the countryside and forget about their parents, even when they come to visit.
This film has been ranked by various film organizations as one of the best ten movies ever made.
Another 50's foreign naturalism "masterpiece" in the vein of "Umberto D", this time from a Japanese perspective. Read morePublished 17 days ago by James Clifton
This movie is a story of how many treat their elders today. A movie with a story, but like movies of another era, you have to let it build. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph C. Martinak
Ozu Yasujirô was one of the greatest film directors and after decades of obscurity outside Japan it is cause for celebration that at last BFI are doing him proud by releasing all... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Film Buff
This is a beautiful family story. Released in 1953, it is in black and white, and set in an old Japan, but the story and characters are timeless, with brothers and sisters, sons... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tim Frisk
Barely three stars. This is a plain (shomin-geki) film ostensibly about plain (and not especially attractive) folks using a plain (impoverished) script with: plain (for the most... Read morePublished 5 months ago by William F. Flanigan Jr.
If you are a parent, of adult children or young kids, there is a lesson in this wonderful movie. It's companion piece in American movies is MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW. Read morePublished 6 months ago by G. J. Hubbard
Great movie about children neglecting their parents.the movie stars two beautiful and talented actress,setsuko hara and kyoko kagawa. Read morePublished 7 months ago by asianman