Tokyo Story


Dir. Yasujiro Ozu (1953).
The first Ozu film widely seen outside of Japan (and generally regarded as his masterpiece), this tale of elderly parents and their ambivalent children has a structural subtly and an emotional complexity even beyond his other postwar family dramas.

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