Tag Archive: Yasujiro Ozu

Silent Revue: Yasujiro Ozu’s TOKYO CHORUS

Nov 18 – Silent Revue presents one of the master Japanese filmmaker’s earliest and greatest masterpieces—1931’s TOKYO CHORUS directed by Yasujiro Ozu. Continue reading →

Wenders in Japan

GOETHE FILMS: Retrospective: Wenders in the Cities 6-part film series On the occasion of his 70th birthday, GOETHE FILMS travels to the places that feature large in the oeuvre of Wim Wenders, who was presented with the Honorary Golden Bear … Continue reading →

April Films: Tokyo Story

Classics: Tokyo Story Dir. Yasujiro Ozu, 1953, 136 min. In Japanese with English subtitles One of Japan’s most acclaimed films, both domestically and internationally, Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story delicately but devastatingly critiques 20th century family values. An elderly couple travels … Continue reading →

Movie screening: The End of Summer

Dir. Yasujiro Ozu, 1961, 103 min. The Kohayagawa family, proprietors of a small sake brewery, are struggling to keep their business afloat while their elderly patriarch, Manbei (Ganjiro Nakamura), gads about with a former girlfriend, much to his daughters’ disapproval. … Continue reading →