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Tokyo Story


Chishű Ryű, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura View All


Yasujir˘ Ozu (Director), K˘go Noda (Writer), Yasujir˘ Ozu (Writer) View All

Released: Nov. 3rd, 1953
Runtime: 2 hours, 14 minutes
The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, Koichi, a doctor, and their daughter, Shige, a hairdresser, don't have much time to spend with their aged parents, and so it falls to Noriko, the widow of their younger son who was killed in the war, to keep her in-laws company.
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Instead of being told the message, Tokyo Story makes us feel the message, but that's only half of why the film is so great.