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Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Wed, Oct 9, 2013
7:30pm

THE GREAT MOVIES: A TRIBUTE TO ROGER EBERT
60th Anniversary!
TOKYO STORY
TOKYO STORY
TOKYO MONOGATARI
1953, Janus Films, 136 min, Japan, Dir: Yasujirô Ozu

Revered master director Yasujirô Ozu dealt with the pathos, poetry and humor of everyday family life in Japan, and his most highly regarded masterwork is, without question, this heart-rending drama of elderly parents (Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama) leaving their provincial home village to visit their indifferent grown-up children in the city. As in all of Ozu’s pictures, there is a deceptively simple presentation of commonplace events that nevertheless, by the end, have drawn on deep wellsprings of emotion. One of Ozu’s greatest talents was in showing these feelings as universal, as part of the human condition and not specific to Japan; and it is well nigh impossible not to be moved by his films. Named the greatest film of all time by directors in the 2012 Sight & Sound poll.


Screening format: 35mm
Aero Theatre • Wed, Oct 9, 2013 • 7:30pm

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