In Onomichi, Hiroshima, retired Shukishi Hirayama and his wife Tomi Hirayama live with their single daughter, the teacher Kyôko. They decide to make a long train journey to Tokyo to visit their children, the doctor Koichi Hirayama and the hairdresser Shige Kaneko. The indifferent and selfish Koichi and Shige can not afford to spend time with their parents, but widow sister Noriko Hirayama takes care of her and travels with the old couple through Tokyo. Shukishi and Tomi realize that their children do not have time for them and decide to return to Onomichi. During her trip, Tomi is not feeling well and they stop in Osaka to visit her son Keizo Hirayama. Soon every son and daughter receives a telegram from Onomichi with sad news.
Unique movie from 1953, a real hit in the cinemas in it's times. It's one of these Drama movies which you will remember for a long time, Tokyo Story is original and has it's own style. If you analyze all the last time released movies and compare them with Tokyo Story, you'll understand that Tokyo Story is doing really good work. Eijirô Tôno and Haruko Sugimura in a Drama film, and everything directed by Yasujirô Ozu, it can't be a fail! Yasujirô Ozu directed Tokyo Story in 1953. Watch this movie in hd or 4k quality or use the download button to save it on your computer for later.