Friday, February 11, 2011

feb 25 - mar 3 | tokyo story | cinematheque

There's a brand new print of Ozu's masterful Tokyo Story at Pacific Cinematheque later this month. It is one of only forty films to have appeared on all four iterations of the Arts & Faith 100 list of "Spiritually Significant" motion pictures. Paul Schrader devotes considerable attention to the Japanese director in his book "Transcendental Style In Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer," and many consider Tokyo Story to be Ozu's finest work. My first introduction to the film was Roger Ebert's piece in his book "The Great Movies," and my first viewing was at the Cinematheque.

Pacific Cinematheque
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 6:30pm
Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 6:30pm
Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 9:00pm
Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 8:30pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 8:30pm
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 6:30pm

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