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T?ky? monogatari = Tokyo story / the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu.

Ozu, Yasujir?, 1903-1963 (Added Author). Noda, K?go, 1893-1968 (Added Author). Ry?, Chish?, 1904-1993 (Added Author). Higashiyama, Chieko, 1890-1980 (Added Author). Yamamura, S?, 1910-2000 (Added Author). Sugimura, Haruko, 1909-1997 (Added Author). Hara, Setsuko, 1920-2015 (Added Author). Kagawa, Ky?ko. (Added Author). Ōsaka, Shirō. (Added Author). Inoue, Kazuo, 1924- (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author). Janus Films. (Added Author). Sh?chiku Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Photography, Yuharu Atsuka ; art direction, Tatsuo Hamada. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) DRA TOK (Text) 30032001582276 DVD DRAMA Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780027655
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features include: Audio commentary by David Desser ; original theatrical trailer ; Ikite wa mita keredo = I lived, but-- (1983 documentary about Ozu directed by Kazuo Inoue, 2 hrs.) ; Talking with Ozu (1993 tribute to the director, 40 min.) ; essay by David Bordwell.
Credits from English subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photography, Yuharu Atsuka ; art direction, Tatsuo Hamada.
Participant or Performer Note: Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Haruko Sugimura, So Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyoko Kagawa, Eijiro Tono, Nobuo Nakamura, Shiro Osaka, Hisao Toake, Teruko Nagaoka.
Summary, etc.: Tokyo story follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Aging parents > Japan > Drama.
Parent and child > Japan > Drama.
Conflict of generations > Japan > Drama.
Feature films > Japan.
Motion pictures > Japan.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign language films.

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