The Epic Film Challenge II
#217 – Tokyo Story (1953)
Dir. Yasujirō Ozu
Starring: Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, So Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyōko Kagawa
The two hundred and seventeenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Yasujirō Ozu’s simple yet moving masterpiece, Tokyo Story.
Recorded in October 2017.
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Connie: No. It’s good, but no.
Luke: Yes, one of the best films I’ve seen, just a raw and powerful drama that anyone could relate to.