The Prince Charles Cinema

Tokyo Story [Tôkyô monogatari]

Tokyo Story [Tôkyô monogatari]

  • 1953
  • 135mins
  • Japan
  • (U)
  • Documentary
Directed by Yasujirō Ozu Starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura

The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, a doctor, and their daughter, a hairdresser, don't have much time to spend with their aged parents, and so it falls to Noriko the widow of their younger son who was killed in the war, to keep her in-laws company.

Sunday 7th July
Thursday 8th August