3 December 2012 1:00 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Considering McCabe & Mrs. Miller was unable to get you chatting, I'm concerned what the response to Yasujiro Ozu's slow moving, generational family drama Tokyo Story will result in, but that won't stop me from trying. This time around, however, I am going to write a little less than I have in the past and hopefully hand the majority of the conversation and exploration over to you. Of course, I won't go without saying anything, that's just not my style. Prior to Tokyo Story my only experience with Ozu was Floating Weeds (which I wrote about briefly back in 2010) and Late Spring. Neither of those films necessarily floored me and are a bit too slow for my taste as Ozu isn't one to spice up his narrative with visual flourishes or editing trickery. This, again, is evident in Tokyo Story, a film considered to be the Japanese director's masterpiece and a »

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