Most widely held works about 小津安二郎
Most widely held works by 小津安二郎
東京物語 Tokyo story ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Tokyo Story follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her.
麥秋 Early summer ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 575 libraries worldwide
The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own.
お早よう ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Two young boys take a vow of silence after their parents refuse to buy them a television set for their suburban Tokyo home.
浮草物語 A story of floating weeds ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 493 libraries worldwide
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent film: A Story of Floating Weeds in color and sound with the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating weeds reveals his distinct style at its pinnacle. In each, the director captures the joy and sadness in everyday life.
Floating weeds ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 369 libraries worldwide
A traveling troupe of actors visits a small town, and the chief actor renews his contact with a woman who bore him a son years ago. The son thinks his father is dead, and falls in love with one of the actresses, his father's current mistress.
晚春 Late spring ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Banshun: A widowed father feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter. Tokyo-ga: Legendary director Wim Wenders's tribute to Yasujiro Ozu.
秋刀魚の味 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 352 libraries worldwide
After living alone with his daughter for years, a widower must learn how to let her go, letting her be free to move on with her life, by arranging a marriage for her.
晚春 Late spring ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
The story of a widower and his daughter who through devotion to him is getting past a marriageable age. The father pretends to marry a young wife so his daughter will feel less obligated to stay with him. She marries and he prepares to live the remainder of his life alone.
彼岸花 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
In Ozu's first color film, a stubborn businessman with traditional views is faced with a modern-minded daughter and her nontraditional fiance.
秋日和 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Similar in theme to Ozu's earlier film "Late Spring," the child character of that film is now portrayed as the parent in this tale of mother and daughter relationship.
小早川家の秋 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 231 libraries worldwide
A story examining the lives of three sisters who are dismayed to see their aging father let his business falter while he enjoys a second childhood with his former mistress.
東京暮色 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Two sisters struggle with a host of family issues, including the loss of their mother, an unwanted pregnancy, and marital difficulties.
早春 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A salaryman in postwar Tokyo has an illicit affair with an officemate in this sensitive portrait of a fragile marriage.
一人息子 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son's education and future.
父ありき ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 182 libraries worldwide
A widowed high school teacher finds that the more he tries to do what is best for his son's future, the more they are separated.
Sanma no aji An autumn afternoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Japanese and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"This serenely beautiful film tell the timeless, moving tale of a father giving up his only daughter in marriage."
東京の合唱 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 157 libraries worldwide
His son wants a bicycle, his daughter a balloon, his wife just wants to have financial stability. Low wage-earning dad Okajima is counting on his bonus to make ends meet. His wife and children also eagerly await the additional money. But payday doesn't go exactly as planned.
出来ごころ ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Set in a crowded city tenement, a story of contrasts depicting an illiterate, lighthearted brewery worker, who is also a single father to a young, educated son. Their relationship is complicated when a woman becomes involved.
生れてはみたけれど 大人の見る繪本 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the financial and psychological toils of a family, as two young boys come to understand their father's low status in society.
Tokyo story : the Ozu/Noda screenplay by Yasujirō Ozu ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Adultery Aging parents Arranged marriage Biographical films Biography Blue collar workers Boys Bresson, Robert Children of blue collar workers Comedy films Conflict of generations Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Dreyer, Carl Theodor,--1889-1968 Entertainers Families Fathers and daughters Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Japan Japan--Tokyo Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marriage Melodrama Melodramas (Motion pictures) Mistresses Mothers and daughters Mothers and sons Motion picture plays Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures, Japanese Motion pictures--Aesthetics Nonfiction films Old age Ozu, Yasujirō,--1903-1963 Parent and adult child Parent and child Satomi, Ton,--1888-1983 Silent films Silent films Sisters Suburban life Television--Receivers and reception Widowers
Maki, James, 1903-1963
Osu, Jasudschiro 1903-1963 M
Ozu, Yasujiro 1903-1963
Ozu, Yasujiro 1903-1963 LoC-NA
Schwarz, Ernst, 1903-1963
Yasujirō, Ozu, 1903-1963
小津安次郎, 1903-1963小津, 安二郎
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