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11 September 2018

nn20120804a2a-870x396Then a few months later came Tokyo Story (1953). Mysteriously, we had never seen this before. It’s about an elderly couple who come from a small country town to visit their children in Tokyo; they do not treat them well. It is the most fascinating and moving and unforgettable film. Here it was voted ‘the greatest film ever made’ and maybe this is true, but what about Jules et Jim and Some Like it Hot and The Apartment and a host of others? Here is Roger Ebert writing about it..

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