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Tokyo Story

Cast

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


Crew

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

Release: 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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Cobpyth
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.


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