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Voted the 3rd greatest film of all time in the 2012 Sight & Sound Critics poll.

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A constant fixture in critics' polls, Yasujiro Ozu's most enduring masterpiece is a beautifully nuanced exploration of filial duty, expectation and regret.

DVD and Blu-ray

Voted the 3rd greatest film of all time in the 2012 Sight & Sound Critics poll.

More of the greatest films of all time here
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A constant fixture in critics' polls, Yasujiro Ozu's most enduring masterpiece is a beautifully nuanced exploration of filial duty, expectation and regret.

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3 - BFI Top 50

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Yasujirô Ozu directs this 1950s Japanese drama that revolves around ageing, mortality and intergenerational tensions. When elderly couple Tomi and Shukichi Hirayama (Chieko Higashiyama and Chishu Ryu) travel from their rural village home to Tokyo to visit their married son and daughter their reception is disappointing. Met with selfish indifference and impatience by their children and their grandchildren, they are soon packed off to a spa - but when Tomi falls ill, her descendants are forced to re-evaluate their priorities. Yasujirô Ozu directs this 1950s Japanese drama that revolves around ageing, mortality and intergenerational tensions. When elderly couple Tomi and Shukichi Hirayama (Chieko Higashiyama and Chishu Ryu) travel from their rural village home to Tokyo to visit their married son and daughter their reception is disappointing. Met with selfish indifference and impatience by their children and their grandchildren, they are soon packed off to a spa - but when Tomi falls ill, her descendants are forced to re-evaluate their priorities.

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SKU 5035673020944
Catalogue Number BFIV2094
Subtitle A film by Yasujiro Ozu
Year 1953
Director Ozu, Yasujiro
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries Japan
Aspect ratio 1:1.33 (4:3) Standard
Colour Black/white
Sound Dolby Mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) Japanese
DVD region 2
Certificate U

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