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The Resource Tōkyō monogatari : Tokyo story, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu, (DVD)

Tōkyō monogatari : Tokyo story, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu, (DVD)

Label
Tōkyō monogatari : Tokyo story
Title
Tōkyō monogatari
Title remainder
Tokyo story
Statement of responsibility
the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu
Title variation
  • Tokyo story
  • Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo story
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
PSC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Yuharu Atsuka ; art direction, Tatsuo Hamada
Dewey number
791.436552
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T6213 2003
PerformerNote
Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Haruko Sugimura, So Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyoko Kagawa, Eijiro Tono, Nobuo Nakamura, Shiro Osaka, Hisao Toake, Teruko Nagaoka
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1963
  • 1893-1968
  • 1920-
  • 1904-1993
  • 1890-1980
  • 1909-1997
  • 1910-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ozu, Yasujirō
  • Noda, Kōgo
  • Hara, Setsuko
  • Ryū, Chishū
  • Higashiyama, Chieko
  • Sugimura, Haruko
  • Yamamura, Sō
  • Kagawa, Kyōko
  • Ōsaka, Shirō
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
136
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
217
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging parents
  • Parent and child
  • Conflict of generations
  • Feature films
  • Melodramas (Motion pictures)
  • Foreign language films
Technique
live action
Label
Tōkyō monogatari : Tokyo story, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Credits from English subtitles
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 guide ([8] p. : ill.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Opening credits -- Preparations -- Arrival in Tokyo -- Noriko -- Catching up -- A change in schedule -- Shige enlists Noriko's help -- Sight seeing in Tokyo -- The children make plans -- Atami hot springs -- An early return -- Shukichi & Tomi part -- Shukichi's night out -- Tomi stays with Noriko -- Shukichi returns to Noriko's house -- Noriko says goodbye -- The children see their parents off -- A temporary stay in Osaka -- The children prepare to visit -- Tomi's condition worsens -- The family gathers in Onomichi -- Keizo arrives late -- Funeral -- A final dinner together -- Farewells -- "I'd have been kinder to her" -- Color bars
Control code
ocm53315956
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9780780027657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00037429183922
  • 037429183922
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TOK070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53315956
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tōkyō monogatari : Tokyo story, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1953
  • Credits from English subtitles
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 guide ([8] p. : ill.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Opening credits -- Preparations -- Arrival in Tokyo -- Noriko -- Catching up -- A change in schedule -- Shige enlists Noriko's help -- Sight seeing in Tokyo -- The children make plans -- Atami hot springs -- An early return -- Shukichi & Tomi part -- Shukichi's night out -- Tomi stays with Noriko -- Shukichi returns to Noriko's house -- Noriko says goodbye -- The children see their parents off -- A temporary stay in Osaka -- The children prepare to visit -- Tomi's condition worsens -- The family gathers in Onomichi -- Keizo arrives late -- Funeral -- A final dinner together -- Farewells -- "I'd have been kinder to her" -- Color bars
Control code
ocm53315956
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9780780027657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00037429183922
  • 037429183922
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TOK070
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53315956
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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