A self-centered couple is inconvenienced by a parental visit. When the mother falls ill, her children hasten to be with her.
- ISBN: 9781681431277
- ISBN: 1681431270
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
- Edition: Two-DVD special edition.
- Publisher: [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, 
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features: New digital restoration from a 4K film transfer. Disc 1: Commentary (featuring David Desser, editor of Ozu's "Tokyo Story"); Talking with Ozu (created by Shochiku to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of director Yasujiro Ozu's birth, this 1993 documentary features filmmakers Stanley Kwan, Aki Kaurismäki, Claire Denis, Lindsay Anderson, Paul Schrader, Wim Wenders, and Hou Hsiao-hsien reflecting on the importance of Ozu and his films); Trailer. Disc 2: I lived, but... (1983 documentary directed by Kazuo Inoue, features interviews with actors Chishu Ryu, Mariko Okada, and Haruko Sugimura; filmmaker Shohei Imamura, director Yasujiro Ozu's former assistant; critics Donald Richie and Tadao Sato; and others); Chishu Ryu and Shochiku's Ofuna Studio (45 min. documentary from 1988 looks at actor Chishu Ryu's sixty-year career with Shochiku and the work he did at its Ofuna Studio, including his many celebrated roles in the films of Yasujiro Ozu). Booklet features an essay by critic David Bordwell.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Cinematography by Yuharu Atsuta ; art direction by Tatsuo Hamada ; music by Takanobu Saito ; edited by Yoshiyasu Hamamura.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Haruko Sugimura, So Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyoko Kagawa, Eijiro Tono, Nobuo Nakamura, Shiro Osaka, Hisao Toake, Teruko Nagaoka, Zen Murase, Mitsuhiro Mori.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; NTSC, region 1; monaural; Dolby digital; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
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