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 Ôsaka, 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.
Warning: This review contains several spoilers
Rightly regarded as one of the finest movies ever made, this 1953 film of Japanese master Yasujiro Ozu is about Shukichi... Read more
Not the original negative, so it's pretty scratchy and bleached, but the movie was great nonetheless.Published 10 days ago by Da-Jin Chu
The slow pace of this marvelously filmed masterpiece swells to a magnificent ending. It is truly stunning to watch.Published 13 days ago by S. Mitchell
This is one of my favorite films of all time. Setsuko Hara is, as usual, wonderful. Her father and mother in the film are great. Read morePublished 21 days ago by J.S. Bach Fan
I loved this movie and was awed by the movie making genius displayed. Moving in every frame, heart breaking and uplifting at the same time. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Mr. Tedros Basil
A slow story unfolds as aging parents visit their children. Subtitles. You will need to give up the western movie ideal of action action romance action. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Mighty bob
Another 50's foreign naturalism "masterpiece" in the vein of "Umberto D", this time from a Japanese perspective. Read morePublished 2 months 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 4 months ago by Joseph C. Martinak