Tokyo Story

Also Known As

Die Reise nach Tokio ( West Germany )

8.3

Tokyo Story
  • 13 March 1972

  • Drama

  • Japan

  • 136 min

  • 3 wins

  • 8.3

Tokyo Story movie on:

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Chishû Ryû

Shukichi Hirayama

Chieko Higashiyama

Tomi Hirayama

Setsuko Hara

Noriko Hirayama

Haruko Sugimura

Shige Kaneko

Storyline

An elderly couple journey to Tokyo to visit their children and are confronted by indifference, ingratitude and selfishness. When the parents are packed off to a resort by their impatient children, the film deepens into an unbearably moving meditation on mortality


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Lizzy

Karma1299050

Grade

B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.06 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

B+

Thanks13 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

Karma1299050

Grade

C+

Thanks for that comment good to know31 March 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

C+

thanks28 February 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

Karma159850

Grade

B+

Great camera work.06 February 2011

The social statement is not only told in the film but it is also evident in the style of it as well. A big part of Tokyo Story's message is that life is not supposed to be some on going hustle.

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