Tokyo-Ga (2003)

In this intriguing documentary, award-winning German director and producer Wim Wenders combines clips from one of his favorite directors, Ozu Yasujiro (see the tribute to Ozu, Ikite wa Mita Keredo.. by Inoue Kazuo), with actual scenes from… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
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Dennis Schwartz
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Wonderfully absurd hero-worshiping homage to Yasujiro Ozu.

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Peter Canavese
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Wenders bops around Tokyo with the assurance of a skilled filmmaker, and emerges with an understated but certainly curious sociological postcard of '80s Tokyo.

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Stella Dallas
i felt like wenders could've done a lot more with this :\
Graham Jones
One of the most enjoyable documentaries I've seen, this meditation on Japan and director Yasujiro Ozu, is chock full of amazing images 80's Japan.
Walter M.
"Tokyo-Ga" is a documentary wherein Wim Wenders travels to Japan to pay his respects to the memory and films of Yasujiro Ozu, starting and ending with… More