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Tokyo story

Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story

Yasujiro Ozu / JP, 1953 / 135 min.

A compelling story of the alienation between grandparents living in the country and their urbanite children and grandchildren in Tokyo. When the aged couple comes to visit, their children are so occupied with themselves and their lives that they have no time to spare for their parents. New 4K restoration of Ozu’s best known film, acclaimed as the best film of all times by over 350 directors in 2014. 

Poster tokyo story

The 4K restoration was carried out by Shochiku in association with The Japan Foundation.

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Details

Director

Yasujiro Ozu

Production year

1953

Country

JP

Original title

Tokyo Story

Length

135 min.

Language

Japanese

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Japan Restored

The golden years of Japanese cinema, the 1950s, are brought to life in a programme featuring brand new 4K restorations of seven classics in an international tour organised by The Japan Foundation.

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