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Tokyo Story (3-Nov-1953)

Original Title: T˘ky˘ monogatari

Director: Yasujir˘ Ozu

Writers: K˘go Noda; Yasujir˘ Ozu

Keywords: Drama, Japan

Elderly Japanese couple Shukishi and Tomi journey from their fishing village to visit their adult son and daughter in Tokyo, but find that while their children love them, their modern lives are too busy; only their widowed daughter-in-law truly makes them feel welcome. Tomi falls dangerously ill on their return trip. Widely admired masterpiece, quite outside any standard formula.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Setsuko Hara
Actor
17-Jun-1920   Noriko Trilogy

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