Tokyo

Tokyo Story (1953)

First published by Little White Lies “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Tokyo. Let us trace the history of this great city”. So says the unseen guide on the Tokyo tour bus, before pointing out how the 500-year-old Imperial Palace “contrasts strongly with the bustle of modern Tokyo.” Elderly couple Shukichi (Ryû Chishû) and Tomi (Higashiyama Chieko)…