Yasujirō Ozu

Born in December 11th, 1903

From Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Yasujirō Ozu Biography

Yasujirō Ozu was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. He began his career during the era of silent films. Ozu first made a number of short comedies, before turning to more serious themes in the 1930s. Marriage and family, especially the relationships between the generations, are prominent themes in Ozu's work. His most lauded films include Late Spring (1949), Tokyo Story (1953), Floating Weeds (1959), and An Autumn Afternoon (1962).

His reputation has continued to grow since his death, and he is widely regarded as one of the world's most influential directors. In the 2012 Sight & Sound poll, Ozu's Tokyo Story was voted the greatest film of all time by world directors.

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Yasujirō Ozu Filmography

Tokyo Twilight Poster
May 1, 2022
Wings of Desire Poster
April 29, 1988
Early Summer Poster
August 2, 1972
Late Spring Poster
July 21, 1972
Tokyo Story Poster
March 13, 1972
The End of Summer Poster
October 29, 1961