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Title Tokyo story [(Blu-ray) videorecording] = Tōkyō monogatari / Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu ; executive producer, Takeshi Yamamoto ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu.

Edition Dual-format edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2013.
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
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Description 1 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] pages : illustrations ; 17 cm)
Physical Medium Blu-ray Blu-ray 4 3/4 in.
Description Blu-ray digital optical mono Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
Blu-ray laser optical NTSC rda
Blu-ray video file Blu-ray region A rda
Series The Criterion collection ; 217
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 217.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 217.
System Details Blu-ray; NTSC; region A; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; monaural; Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Japanese dialogue; with English subtitles.
Cast Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Haruko Sugimura, So Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyoko Kagawa, Eijiro Tono, Nobuo Nakamura, Shiro Osaka, Hisao Toake, Teruko Nagaoka.
Credits Cinematography by Yuharu Atsuta ; art direction by Tatsuo Hamada ; music by Takanobu Saitō ; edited by Yoshiyasu Hamamura.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features: DVD Disc 1: Commentary (featuring Yasujiro Ozu scholar David Desser); Talking with Ozu (a forty-minute tribute to the director from 1993, featuring filmmakers Stanley Kwan, Aki Kaurismäki, Claire Denis, Lindsay Anderson, Paul Schrader, Wim Wenders, and Hou Hsiao-hsien); Trailer. DVD Disc 2: I lived but ... (a two-hour documentary from 1983 about Ozu's live and career, featuring interviews with actors Chishu Ryu, Mariko Okada, and Haruko Sugimura, filmmaker Shohei Imamura, critics Donald Richie and Tadao Sato); Chishu Ryu and Shochiku's Ofuna Studio (a forty-five-minute documentary from 1988 about actor Chishu Ryu's sixty-year career with Shochiku and the work he did at its Ofuna Studio). Blu-ray disc: New digital restoration from a 4k film transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray; Blu-ray includes all special features on DVDs; New English subtitle translation. Booklet featuring an essay by critic David Bordwell.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary A self-centered couple is inconvenienced by a parental visit. When the mother falls ill, her children hasten to be with her.
Subject Aging parents -- Japan -- Onomichi-shi -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Parent and child -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Conflict of generations -- Japan -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films Japan.
Added Author Noda, Kōgo, 1893-1968, screenwriter.
野田高悟, 1893-1968, screenwriter.
Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963, screenwriter, film director.
小津安ニ郎, 1903-1963, screenwriter, film director.
Yamamoto, Takeshi, 1908-1972, film producer.
山本武, 1908-1972, film producer
Hara, Setsuko, 1920- actor.
原節子, 1920- actor.
Ryū, Chishū, 1904-1993, actor, interviewee (expression)
笠智眾, 1904-1993, actor, interviewee (expression)
Higashiyama, Chieko, 1890-1980, actor.
東山千栄子, 1890-1980, actor.
Sugimura, Haruko, 1909-1997, actor, interviewee (expression)
杉村春子, 1909-1997, actor, interviewee (expression)
Yamamura, Sō, 1910-2000, actor.
山村聡, 1910-2000, actor.
Miyake, Kuniko, actor.
三宅邦子, actor.
Kagawa, Kyōko, actor.
賀川恭子, actor.
Tōno, Eijirō, 1907-1994, actor.
東野英二郎, 1907-1994, actor.
Nakamura, Nobuo, 1908-1991, actor.
中村伸郎, 1908-1991, actor.
Ōsaka, Shirō, actor.
大坂志郎, actor.
Toake, Hisao, 1908-1985, actor.
Nagaoka, Teruko, 1908-2010, actor.
長岡輝子, 1908-2010, actor.
Atsuta, Yūharu, 1905- director of photography.
厚田雄春, 1905- director of photography.
Hamada, Tatsuo, art director.
浜田辰雄, art director.
Saitō, Takanobu, 1924-2004, composer (expression)
齋藤高順, 1924-2004, composer (expression)
Hamamura, Yoshiyasu, film editor.
Desser, David, commentator.
Kwan, Stanley, 1957- interviewee (expression)
Kaurismäki, Aki, 1957- interviewee (expression)
Denis, Claire, 1948- interviewee (expression)
Anderson, Lindsay, 1923-1994, interviewee (expression)
Schrader, Paul, 1946- interviewee (expression)
Wenders, Wim, interviewee (expression)
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- interviewee (expression)
侯孝賢, 1947- interviewee (expression)
Okada, Mariko, 1933- interviewee (expression)
岡田真茉莉子, 1933- interviewee (expression)
Imamura, Shōhei, 1926-2006, interviewee (expression)
今村昌平, 1926-2006, interviewee (expression)
Richie, Donald, 1924-2013, interviewee (expression)
Satō, Tadao, 1930- interviewee (expression)
佐藤忠男, 1930- interviewee (expression)
Bordwell, David, writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Tōkyō monogatari
Tokyo story
Tōkyō monogatari (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781604657784
Standard No. 715515110211
Music No. CC2309BDDVD Criterion Collection
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