Tokyo Story 1953
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|Starring||Chishu Ryu, 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.
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 15 days 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 1 month 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 2 months ago by asianman
A classic love story that will never grow old. Sensitive, yet strong in how family dynamics can evolve. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dimas Chavez
A very tough treatment of a very real issue, not just in our time, but for all ages. Families. How can we live with them? How could we possibly live without them?Published 6 months ago by Richard Johnson
Ozu was a genius. He seems like a really simple fellow but when it came time to make a film, stand back!
Greg Altum, Sweetwater, TN.
Wonderful film, beautiful story. But there was a problem with the DVD... and I wasn't able to watch the film all the way through. I had to pay the postage myself to return it... Read morePublished 9 months ago by tpolson
This was sort of interesting. I liked the settings of seeing the interior of Japanese homes in the 1950s and the various personalities of the characters, which are believable. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kitty