The Kohayakawa family is thrown into distress when childlike father Manbei takes up with his old mistress, in one of Ozu’s most deftly modulated blendings of comedy and tragedy.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game The Rules of the Game

"They Shoot Pictures Don't They?" 1000 Greatest films 2014 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 501 34

Yet another year with yet another update.

2012 version can be found here.

2013 version can be found here.

For…

  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Rules of the Game The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story

"They Shoot Pictures Don't They?" 1000 Greatest Films 2013 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 353 41

Another year, another update. 2012 List can be found here.

The following is a really extensive and great list of…

  • J.S.A. Joint Security Area J.S.A. Joint Security Area
  • Memories of Murder Memories of Murder
  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
  • Oldboy Oldboy
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

Recommend Foreign Films

After recently being more exposed to some incredible foreign films, I am keen to see more. I have seen many…