Details

Publish Date

9/1/03

# of Pages

128

Dimensions

5 x 8"

Price (Print/Ebook)

$12.95

PISBN

9781880656808

EISBN

NA

Tokyo Story

The Ozu/Noda Screenplay (Out of Print)

Kogo Noda

Author

Yasujiro Ozu’s 1953 Tokyo Story is regularly rated among the top films ever made and will soon be reissued on DVD. Ozu and cowriter Kogo Noda viewed the script as literature; once completed, it was little changed during filming. Here is a translation of the Japanese screenplay to Tokyo Story, with critical observations by Donald Richie on Ozu’s filmmaking, a filmography, and twenty stills. Students of screenwriting will learn much from Ozu’s lean approach, while film lovers will treasure this unique keepsake of a great cinematic achievement.

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