Tokyo Story (1953)

A review written as a summary for the Arts and Faith Top 100 Films List. - Until very late in Yasujiro Ozu’s film Tokyo Story, there is no crisis more dramatic than some uncomfortable silences. So what is it that makes this film one of the most revered dramas ever crafted? It’s the simplest of stories: An elderly couple — Shukichi and Tomi — drop in on their adult children in Tokyo, only to find that time and change have increased the cultural gap between generations. The death … [Read more...]