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Milestones of the Film


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A new season of classic films that have influenced the development of world cinema. Tokyo Story starring
Chishu Ryu , Chiyeko Higashiyama Setsuko Hara , So
Yamamura Ozu 's film is a simple portrait of Japanese family life. Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama , an elderly middle-class couple, decide to visit their married children in Tokyo. Their trip is marked by a series of minor domestic crises and is destined to end in tragedy.
Screenplay by KOGO NODA and YASUJIRO OZU
This Week's Films: page H


Unknown: Chishu Ryu
Unknown: Chiyeko Higashiyama
Unknown: Setsuko Hara
Unknown: Yamamura Ozu
Unknown: Tomi Hirayama
Play By: Kogo Noda
Unknown: Yasujiro Ozu
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Shukishi Hirayama: Chishu Ryu
Tomi Hirayama: Chiyeko Higashiyama
Noriko: Setsuko Hara
Koichi: So Yamamura
Shige: Haruko Sugimura
Koichi's wife, Fumiko: Kuniko Miyake
KyokO: Kyoko Kagawa
Shige's husband, Kurazo Kaneko: Nobuo Nakamura
Numata: Eijiro Tohno
Hattori: Hisao Toake
Keizo: Shiro Osaka
Koichi's sons: Shizuka Murase
Koichi's sons: Michihiro Mohm

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