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Title Tōkyō no kōrasu [videorecording] / Shōchiku Kinema Kabushiki Kaisha ; gen'an, kyakushoku, Kitamura Komatsu, Noda Kōgo ; junshoku, Noda Kōgo ; kantoku, Ozu Yasujirō = Tokyo chorus / Shochiku Co., Ltd. ; original story by Komatsu Kitamura and Kogo Noda ; screenplay by Kogo Noda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu.
東京の合唱 [videorecording] / 松竹キネマ株式会社 ; 原案, 脚色, 北村小松, 野田高梧 ; 潤色, 野田高梧 ; 監督, 小津安二郎 = Tokyo chorus / Shochiku Co., Ltd. ; original story by Komatsu Kitamura and Kogo Noda ; screenplay by Kogo Noda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Ja TOK    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse. Series 10. Silent Ozu, three family comedies
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 10, Silent Ozu.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Special feature: optional piano score by Donald Sosin.
Credits Cinematographer and editor, Hideo Mohara.
Cast Tokihiko Okada, Emiko Yakumo, Hideo Sugawara, Hideko Takamine, Tatsuo Saito, Chōko Iida, Takeshi Sakamoto, Reikō Tani, Kenʼichi Miyajima, Isamu Yamaguchi.
岡田時彦, 八雲 恵美子, 菅原秀雄, 高峰秀子, 斎藤達雄, 飯田蝶子, 坂本武, 谷麗光, 宮島健一, 山口勇.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Silent, with Japanese intertitles and optional English subtitles and optional added score.
Subject Father and child -- Japan -- Drama.
Blue collar workers -- Japan -- Drama.
Children of blue collar workers -- Japan -- Drama.
Families -- Japan -- Drama.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- Drama.
Genre/Form Silent films.
Comedy films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Kitamura, Komatsu, 1901-1964. Screenwriter.
Noda, Kōgo, 1893-1968. Screenwriter.
Ozu, Yasujirō, 1903-1963. Director.
Okada, Tokihiko, 1903-1934. Actor.
Yagumo, Emiko, 1903-1979. Actor.
Sugawara, Hideo, 1924- Actor.
Takamine, Hideko, 1924-2010. Actor.
Saito, Tatsuo. Actor.
Iida, Choko, 1897-1972. Actor.
Sakamoto, Takeshi, 1899-1974. Actor.
Tani, Reiko. Actor.
Miyajima, Kenichi. Actor.
Yamaguchi, Isamu. Actor.
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Tokyo chorus
ISBN 9781604650365 (disc)
1604650362 (disc)
9781604650334 (box)
1604650338 (box)
Standard No. 715515029124
Music No. ECL045 Criterion Collection (box)
ECL048 Criterion Collection (disc)

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