"Tokyo Story (1953)" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

Eternal theme, that despite the fact that quite often rises to the cinema, gets every five or six years of his cinematic leader unquestionably recognized by all masterpiece. Previously, such a leader was 'Tokyo Story' Yasujiro Ozu, but recently, many began to admire the 'Love' Haneke. Can I challenge the importance of the problems raised, if parents recognize the importance of supporting all of the state and the religion of peace? Rather, if someone does not recognize - must check it in the comments, it will be interesting even
In view of this, challenge the creative meaning of films about the support elderly parents, it's a losing.. Here, even if the film is shot badly - still scale problems affect almost every viewer. So, these films are doomed to regular discussions, an introduction to the list of top bands and a long life. That, however, is good - it would be strange if everything was different, as in 'Soylent Green'
Yasujiro Ozu has built his story is very simple, telling the story of an ordinary family a brief visit elderly parents in Tokyo, to their children and grandchildren. . Ozu very clearly noticed a certain coolness, prudence and pragmatism, which came from the children and the stoic acceptance of this fact parents. But, in this formulation, it is not surprising. For me, it is much more accurate and concise recognition of this fact, were the words of the Dalai Lama: ' People are social animals. Our closest surroundings - a family. And if it is a loving family, whose reign in the care and trust in each other, then I think this in itself helps to slow down the process of physical deterioration '.
For me, the film Ozu seemed not that that uninteresting - expressionless. Setting aside the importance of them raised the topic, 'a simple story' Ozu creates the basis for discussion monosyllabic, which boils down to how important it is to support the parents. But this fact is not enough, human relationships are much more complex and multifaceted. Even cold, at first glance, the actions of children can have their grounds for justification.
If we talk about style, the picture Ozu thoroughly permeated the innovations of Italian neorealism. Despite the theme of old age, a film full of 'light of day', recalls the optimism and love of life. Large-scale prospects as Tokyo brochures resemble large, rapidly erected and optimistic prospects capitals of the republics of the Soviet Union. And how exactly are noticed construction cranes -. Uniquely symbolizes the beginning of a new life, work values ​​
general, optimistic sadness Ozu, I'm sure no accident so liking to many Soviet film critic. It was something of a 'labor of socialist realism', so appreciating those years Soviet 'cultural' agencies.
Therefore, I am not inclined to extol any way the artistic value of this Ozu. At the same time, and there is no reason for anything to complain about here. Monosyllables after a controversial thing. On the one hand, you can see the plainness and narrow-mindedness, conceptual slack. But on the other hand, it is in the simplicity and brevity of hidden philosophical. In the final balance can only field for reflection. Tastes differ, and Ozu name uniquely honored in the global sinefilskoy coterie. This totem.
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