skip navigation
Yasujiro Ozu

Yasujiro Ozu

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

Good Morning:... This terrific film from Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu, made just as television... more info $29.95was $29.95 Buy Now

A Story Of... One master director's two interpretations of the same story in one 2-disc... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

Early Summer:... A modernized Japanese woman bristles against the traditional demands of her... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

Late Spring:... A father worries that his daughter's devotion to him is ruining her chance for... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

Late Ozu:... Drawing on the "old master" phase of Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu's 35 year... more info $69.95was $69.95 Buy Now

Silent Ozu:... Timeless humor and familial sentiment inform the trio of silent features... more info $44.95was $44.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: December 11, 1963
Born: December 12, 1903 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Director ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Tokyo Story (1990) as Director
An aging couple visits their children in Tokyo only to find heartache and rejection.
2.
Floating Weeds (1970) as Director
3.
Tea and Rice (1964) as Director
4.
Autumn Afternoon, An (1962) as Director
In an increasingly Americanized postwar Tokyo, a father gives up his only daughter in marriage.
5.
Early Autumn (1962) as Director
A brewery manager tries to manage his daughter''''s affairs in the wake of his wife''''s death.
6.
Late Autumn (1960) as Director
A young woman and her widowed mother live together in reasonable contentment until each begins to believe she is the barrier to the other''s happiness--namely, settling down with a man.
7.
Floating Weeds (1959) as Director
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
8.
Ohayo (1959) as Director
Two boys stop speaking until their parents will buy them a new TV.
9.
Yasujiro Ozu's Good Morning (1959)
This movie takes a look at a very Westernized subarban Japan in the late 50's. It focuses mainly on the daily lives of a small community and the way its members interact. It also demonstrates the power of speech and the way in which small talk acts as a lubricant for our daily lives.
10.
Equinox Flower (1958) as Director
Two teenaged women make a pact never to fall for their parents'' notions of arranged marriages. Subsequently, one of them chooses a husband without her father''s consent.
11.
Early Spring (1956) as Director
Boredom at work and at home propels a young clerk into an affair with the office flirt. When his wife discovers his indiscretion, she leaves him.
12.
Ochazuke No Aji (1952) as Director
Portrait of a middle-class, middle-aged marriage gone stale. When a favorite niece arrives for a visit, her romantic idealism becomes the catalyst for marital renewal.
13.
Bakushu (1951) as Director
A family chooses a match for their 28-year-old daughter, but she has her own plans.
14.
Munekata kyoudai (1950)
Setsuko is unhappily to Mimura, an engineer with no job and a bad drinking habit. She had always been in love with Hiroshi but both of them failed to propose when Hiroshi left for France a few years ago. Now he is back and Mariko (Setsuko's sister) tries to reunite them. She too is secretly in love with Hiroshi.
15.
Banshun (1949) as Director
A spinster attached to her father makes a change in her life with the help of her sister.
17.
Nagaya shinshiroku (1947)
In post-war Japan, a man brings a lost boy to his tenement. No one wants to take the child for even one night; finally, a sour widow, Tané, does. The next day, complaining, she takes the boy to his neighborhood and finds his father has gone to Tokyo; it seems the boy has been abandoned. Tané wants to leave him there, but he follows her home. The next morning he disappears fearing a scolding after wetting the bed. Tané realizes she likes having him there, searches for him, and keeps him when he's found that night. Within days, she considers him her son.
18.
Chichi ariki (1942)
A poor schoolteacher fights to raise his son on his own.
19.
Shukujo wa nani o wasureta ka (1937)
An affluent medical professor, Komiya, and his bossy wife, Tokio, are to look after Setsuko, their high-spirited niece from Osaka. Setsuko is a liberated woman who does what she wants, including smoking, even though she is a minor. On Saturday, the professor does not feel like going to his weekend golf game, but his wife packs him off anyway. So he leaves his bag at the apartment of his student Okada, and goes to a bar with a friend. Setsuko traces him there, and insists that he take her to a geisha house. When she gets rather tipsy, the professor calls Okada to take her home, while he sleeps at Okada's. The wife becomes suspicious of Setsuko when she sees Okada bringing her home, and also of her husband when she discovers that he did not go golfing.
20.
The Only Son (1936) as Director
A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son¿s education and future.
21.
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934) as Director
An actor''''s jealous mistress sets her sights on ruining his son.
22.
Tokyo no onna (1933)
Ryoichi and Chikako are brother and sister. They live together. Chikako works during the day in a office and at night she prostitutes herself to fund her brother studies in univesity. Ryoichi doesn't know about his sister's secret life but he is dating Harue whose brother is a policeman.
23.
Dekigokoro (1933) as Director
A widower''''s new romance is threatened by his son''''s jealousy.
24.
Umarete Wa Mita Keredo (1932) as Director
Two boys go on a hunger strike when they see their dad toadying to his boss.
25.
Tokyo no Korasu (1931) as Director
A young rebel faces unemployment with three children to feed.
26.
Hogoraka ni ayume (1930)
Kenji is a small thief who likes drinking and fighting. When he falls in love with sweet and simple Yazue, and she finds out what kind of guy he really is, she leaves him 'until he becomes an honest person'. But it is not easy to get rid of one's past...

Writer (feature film)

27.
Tokyo Story (1990) as Screenwriter
An aging couple visits their children in Tokyo only to find heartache and rejection.
28.
Floating Weeds (1970) as Story
29.
Floating Weeds (1970) as Screenwriter
30.
Twilight Path (1965) as Original Story
31.
Tea and Rice (1964) as Screenwriter
32.
Early Autumn (1962) as Screenwriter
A brewery manager tries to manage his daughter''''s affairs in the wake of his wife''''s death.
33.
Autumn Afternoon, An (1962) as Screenwriter
In an increasingly Americanized postwar Tokyo, a father gives up his only daughter in marriage.
34.
Late Autumn (1960) as Screenwriter
A young woman and her widowed mother live together in reasonable contentment until each begins to believe she is the barrier to the other''s happiness--namely, settling down with a man.
35.
Floating Weeds (1959) as From Story
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
36.
Ohayo (1959) as Screenwriter
Two boys stop speaking until their parents will buy them a new TV.
37.
Floating Weeds (1959) as Screenwriter
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
38.
Equinox Flower (1958) as Screenwriter
Two teenaged women make a pact never to fall for their parents'' notions of arranged marriages. Subsequently, one of them chooses a husband without her father''s consent.
39.
Early Spring (1956) as Screenwriter
Boredom at work and at home propels a young clerk into an affair with the office flirt. When his wife discovers his indiscretion, she leaves him.
40.
Ochazuke No Aji (1952) as Screenwriter
Portrait of a middle-class, middle-aged marriage gone stale. When a favorite niece arrives for a visit, her romantic idealism becomes the catalyst for marital renewal.
41.
Banshun (1949) as Screenwriter
A spinster attached to her father makes a change in her life with the help of her sister.
42.
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)
An actor''''s jealous mistress sets her sights on ruining his son.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute