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Tokyo Story

Index Tokyo Story

is a 1953 Japanese drama film directed by Yasujirō Ozu and starring Chishū Ryū and Chieko Higashiyama. [1]

71 relations: Adachi, Tokyo, Akira Kurosawa, Atami, BFI Southbank, British Film Institute, Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family, Chūō, Tokyo, Cherry Blossoms (film), Chieko Higashiyama, Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Chishū Ryū, Chiyoda, Tokyo, David Bordwell, David Thomson (film critic), Derek Malcolm, Doris Dörrie, Drama (film and television), Eijirō Tōno, Great Depression, Haruko Sugimura, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Kogo Noda, Kuniko Miyake, Kyōko Kagawa, Leo McCarey, Leslie Halliwell, Lindsay Anderson, List of films considered the best, Mainichi Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Make Way for Tomorrow, Melodrama, Minimalism, Newsweek, Nobuo Nakamura, Onomichi, Hiroshima, Onsen, Osaka, Pacific War, Palisades Tartan, Paul Schrader, Pediatrics, Psycho (1960 film), Rashomon, Roger Ebert, Rotten Tomatoes, Setsuko Hara, Shochiku, Shomin-geki, Sight & Sound, ..., So Yamamura, Standard-definition television, Stanley Kauffmann, Sutherland Trophy, Taitō, Tatami, The Criterion Collection, The Mirror (1975 film), The Sight & Sound Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time, The Village Voice, Time (magazine), Time's All-Time 100 Movies, Tokyo, Tokyo Family, Westernization, World War II, Yasujirō Ozu, Yoji Yamada, Zen, 12th Venice International Film Festival, 180-degree rule. Expand index (21 more) »

Adachi, Tokyo

is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.

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Akira Kurosawa

was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.

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Atami

is a city located in the eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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BFI Southbank

BFI Southbank (from 1951 to 2007 known as the National Film Theatre) is the leading repertory cinema in the UK, specialising in seasons of classic, independent and non-English language films.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family

is a 1941 Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu.

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Chūō, Tokyo

is a special ward that forms part of the heart of Tokyo, Japan.

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Cherry Blossoms (film)

Cherry Blossoms is a 2008 German drama film directed by Doris Dörrie.

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Chieko Higashiyama

was a Japanese stage and film actress.

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Chigasaki, Kanagawa

is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Chishū Ryū

was a Japanese actor who, in a career lasting 65 years, appeared in over 160 films and about 70 TV productions.

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Chiyoda, Tokyo

is a special ward located in central Tokyo, Japan.

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David Bordwell

David Bordwell (born July 23, 1947) is an American film theorist and film historian.

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David Thomson (film critic)

David Thomson (born 18 February 1941) is a British film critic and historian based in the United States and the author of more than 20 books.

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Derek Malcolm

Derek Elliston Michael Malcolm (born 12 May 1932 in Marylebone, London) is an English film critic and historian.

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Doris Dörrie

Doris Dörrie (born 26 May 1955) is a German film director, producer and author.

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Drama (film and television)

In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

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Eijirō Tōno

was a Japanese actor who, in a career lasting more than 50 years, appeared in over 400 television shows, nearly 250 films and numerous stage productions.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Haruko Sugimura

was a Japanese stage and film actress, best known for her appearances in the movies of Yasujirō Ozu and Mikio Naruse from the late 1940s to the early 1960s.

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Kamakura

is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Kanagawa Prefecture

is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan.

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Kogo Noda

was a Japanese screenwriter most famous for collaborating with Yasujirō Ozu on many of the director's films.

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Kuniko Miyake

was a Japanese actress.

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Kyōko Kagawa

is a Japanese actress known for her roles in films like Tokyo Story, Sansho the Bailiff and High and Low.

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Leo McCarey

Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 – July 5, 1969) was a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, screenwriter and producer.

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Leslie Halliwell

Robert James Leslie Halliwell (23 February 1929 – 21 January 1989) was a British film critic, encyclopaedist and television impresario who in 1965 compiled The Filmgoer's Companion, the first one-volume encyclopaedia devoted to all aspects of the cinema.

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Lindsay Anderson

Lindsay Gordon Anderson (17 April 1923 – 30 August 1994) was a British feature film, theatre and documentary director, film critic, and leading light of the Free Cinema movement and the British New Wave.

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List of films considered the best

This is a list of films considered "the best ever", so voted in a notable national or international survey of either critics or the public.

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Mainichi Film Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Mainichi Film Award for Best Supporting Actress is a film award given at the Mainichi Film Awards.

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Make Way for Tomorrow

Make Way for Tomorrow is a 1937 American drama film directed by Leo McCarey.

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Melodrama

A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.

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Minimalism

In visual arts, music, and other mediums, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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Newsweek

Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.

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Nobuo Nakamura

was a Japanese actor, who made notable appearances in the films of Akira Kurosawa and Yasujirō Ozu in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Onomichi, Hiroshima

is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, facing the Inland Sea.

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Onsen

An onsen is a Japanese hot spring; the term also extends to cover the bathing facilities and traditional inns frequently situated around a spring.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Pacific War

The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China (including the 1945 Soviet–Japanese conflict). The Second Sino-Japanese War between the Empire of Japan and the Republic of China had been in progress since 7 July 1937, with hostilities dating back as far as 19 September 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. However, it is more widely accepted that the Pacific War itself began on 7/8 December 1941, when Japan invaded Thailand and attacked the British possessions of Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong as well as the United States military and naval bases in Hawaii, Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines. The Pacific War saw the Allies pitted against Japan, the latter briefly aided by Thailand and to a much lesser extent by the Axis allied Germany and Italy. The war culminated in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and other large aerial bomb attacks by the Allies, accompanied by the Soviet declaration of war and invasion of Manchuria on 9 August 1945, resulting in the Japanese announcement of intent to surrender on 15 August 1945. The formal surrender of Japan ceremony took place aboard the battleship in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. Japan's Shinto Emperor was forced to relinquish much of his authority and his divine status through the Shinto Directive in order to pave the way for extensive cultural and political reforms. After the war, Japan lost all rights and titles to its former possessions in Asia and the Pacific, and its sovereignty was limited to the four main home islands.

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Palisades Tartan

Palisades Tartan is a British/American film distribution company, founded by US-based Palisades Media Group to take over the film library of film distributor Tartan Films after it folded in Summer 2008.

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Paul Schrader

Paul Joseph Schrader (born July 22, 1946) is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic.

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Pediatrics

Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

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Psycho (1960 film)

Psycho is a 1960 American NR psychological-horror film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, and written by Joseph Stefano.

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Rashomon

is a 1950 Japanese period film directed by Akira Kurosawa, working in close collaboration with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Setsuko Hara

was a Japanese actress.

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Shochiku

() is a Japanese movie studio and production company for kabuki.

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Shomin-geki

is a pseudo-Japanese word invented by Western film scholars.

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).

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So Yamamura

was a Japanese actor and film director.

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Standard-definition television

Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.

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Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Kauffmann (April 24, 1916 – October 9, 2013) was an American author, editor, and critic of film and theater.

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Sutherland Trophy

The Sutherland Trophy was created in 1958 by the British Film Institute as an annual award for "the maker of the most original and imaginative film introduced at the National Film Theatre during the year".

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Taitō

, literally "Plateau East", is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.

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Tatami

A is a type of mat used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms.

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The Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.

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The Mirror (1975 film)

Mirror (Zerkalo; known in the United States as The Mirror) is a 1975 Russian art film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.

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The Sight & Sound Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time

The following are the "Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time" according to the worldwide opinion polls conducted by Sight & Sound and published in the journal's September 2012 issue.

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The Village Voice

The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Time's All-Time 100 Movies

"All-Time" 100 Movies is a compilation by ''TIME'' magazine featuring and celebrating 100 of "the greatest" films released between March 3, 1923 (when the first issue of TIME was published) and early 2005 (when the list was compiled).

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tokyo Family

is a 2013 Japanese drama film directed by Yōji Yamada.

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Westernization

Westernization (US) or Westernisation (UK), also Europeanization/Europeanisation or occidentalization/occidentalisation (from the Occident, meaning the Western world; see "occident" in the dictionary), is a process whereby societies come under or adopt Western culture in areas such as industry, technology, law, politics, economics, lifestyle, diet, clothing, language, alphabet, religion, philosophy, and values.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yasujirō Ozu

was a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

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Yoji Yamada

is a Japanese film director best known for his Otoko wa Tsurai yo series of films and his Samurai Trilogy (The Twilight Samurai, The Hidden Blade and Love and Honor).

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Zen

Zen (p; translit) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty as Chan Buddhism.

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12th Venice International Film Festival

The 12th annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 20 August to 10 September 1951.

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180-degree rule

In film making, the 180-degree rule is a basic guideline regarding the on-screen spatial relationship between a character and another character or object within a scene.

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Redirects here:

Tokyo Monogatari, Tokyo monogatari, Tôkyô monogatari.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_Story

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