Tokyo Story 1952
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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 Mori, 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)|
This film has been ranked by various film organizations as one of the best ten movies ever made.
The restraint of their emotions and the style of the film is what makes the viewer's increasing emotional awareness so much more powerful.
The children are striving for other "material" happiness, yet the very thing that could root them is what they avoid, family.
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 1 month 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 5 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 6 months ago by Kitty
Fabulous cinematography and directing. Great story. Great antidote to the stylized, artificial movies of today. Great preparation for my mother's visit to us in a few weeks.Published 6 months ago by Kenneth B. Rowe
Tokyo Story was a revelation. Thanks to the Story of Film, an Odyssey, i am watching the movies that Mark Cousins recommends. This is one of the best. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Gloria
The films of Yasujiro Ozu were not exhibited in the United States until the late 1960s, though he was one of Japan's most honored and significant filmmakers. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Anthony Sol
I can honestly say that Tokyo Story is one of the saddest and most poignant movies ever made. It is also a cinematic masterpiece of framing, editing, and pacing. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Anthony L.
Roger Ebert was right ,one of top ten all time movies. Simple but powerful. Hard to believe that it was made 60 years ago.Published 11 months ago by popo