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Tokyo Story (1953) - The Criterion Collection

Tokyo story [videorecording] = Tōkyō monogatari / the Criterion Collection ; a Shochiku production ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu ; screenplay by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu

Setsuko Hara 原 節子

A lovely photo of the late Setsuko Hara. - Classic Ladies of Color

のり子 (Noriko) Early Summer (1951), dir. Yasujirô Ozu Setsuko Hara (screen name) as Noriko. My favorite Japanese actress. She has a beautiful spirit. Unfortunately I have yet to meet her in Kamakura. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setsuko_Hara Via bellsandforks:http://bellsandforks.tumblr.com/post/19982606096/early-summer-1951

のり子 (Noriko) Early Summer (1951), dir. Yasujirô Ozu Setsuko Hara (screen name) as Noriko. My favorite Japanese actress. She has a beautiful spirit. Unfortunately I have yet to meet her in Kamakura. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setsuko_Hara Via bellsandforks:http://bellsandforks.tumblr.com/post/19982606096/early-summer-1951

TOKYO STORY(1953)|directed by Yasujiro Ozu, (小津 安二郎 |It tells the story of an aging couple who travel to Tokyo to visit their grown children. The film contrasts the behavior of their children, who are too busy to pay them much attention, and their widowed daughter-in-law, who treats them with kindness.  It is often regarded as Ozu's masterpiece, and has appeared several times in the British Film Institute lists of the greates.#japan

, 12 December 1903 – 12 December was a Japanese film director and script writer.

The 1950s marked a 'Golden Age' for non-English world cinema, especially for Asian cinema. Many of the most critically acclaimed Asian films of all time were produced during this decade, including Yasujirō Ozu's Tokyo Story (1953), Satyajit Ray's The Music Room (1958), Raj Kapoor's Awaara (1951) and the Akira Kurosawa films Rashomon (1950), Seven Samurai (1954) etc. Japanese cinema later became one of the main inspirations behind the New Hollywood movement of the 60s to 80s.

Tokyo Story - 1953 - directed by Yasujiro Ozu ".has appeared several times in the British Film Institute lists of the greatest films ever made.

Yasujiro Ozu

Chris Ware’s poster for a 2008 Ozu retrospective at Cinefamily (Silent Movie Theater). The theater specializes in indie, revival, and art house movies.

Chishu Ryu & Setsuko Hara, in Late Spring by Ozu. - @yotsuya21- #webstagram

Chishu Ryu & Setsuko Hara, in Late Spring by Ozu.