Tokyo Story: The Ozu/Noda Screenplay

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Stone Bridge Press, 2003 - Art - 144 pages
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Yasujiro Ozuís 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 Ozuís filmmaking, a filmography, and twenty stills. Students of screenwriting will learn much from Ozuís lean approach, while film lovers will treasure this unique keepsake of a great cinematic achievement.

Yasujiro Ozu (1903Ė1963) was one of Japanís greatest film directors.

Kogo Noda (1893Ė1968), an influential screenwriter, was a frequent Ozu -collaborator.

Donald Richie is the preeminent Western authority on Japanese film.

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Contents

Introduction
7
Filmography
129
Bibliography
142
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Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture. Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

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