Yasujirō Ozu

Birthday:

12/12/1903

Place of birth:

Tokyo, Japan:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Yasujirō Ozu (12 December 1903 – 12 December 1963) 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Yasujirō Ozu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​



Credits

The Ozu Collection: Three Melodramas (2012)
Director
Radishes and Carrots (1965)
Story
It's Me Here, Bellett (1964)
Screenplay
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Director
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Screenplay
The End of Summer (1961)
Director
The End of Summer (1961)
Screenplay
Late Autumn (1960)
Director
Late Autumn (1960)
Screenplay
Floating Weeds (1959)
Director
Floating Weeds (1959)
Screenplay
Good Morning (1959)
Director
Good Morning (1959)
Writer
Equinox Flower (1958)
Director
Equinox Flower (1958)
Writer
Tokyo Twilight (1957)
Director
Tokyo Twilight (1957)
Writer
Early Spring (1956)
Director
Early Spring (1956)
Writer
The Moon Has Risen (1955)
Writer
Tokyo Story (1953)
Director
Tokyo Story (1953)
Writer
The Noriko Trilogy (1953)
Director
The Noriko Trilogy (1953)
Writer
The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952)
Director
The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952)
Writer
Early Summer (1951)
Director
Early Summer (1951)
Writer
The Munekata Sisters (1950)
Director
The Munekata Sisters (1950)
Screenplay
Late Spring (1949)
Director
Late Spring (1949)
Screenplay
A Hen in the Wind (1948)
Director
A Hen in the Wind (1948)
Writer
Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)
Director
Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)
Writer
There Was a Father (1942)
Director
Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (1941)
Director
What Did the Lady Forget? (1937)
Director
What Did the Lady Forget? (1937)
Writer
The Only Son (1936)
Director
The Only Son (1936)
Story
Kagamijishi (1936)
Director
An Inn in Tokyo (1935)
Director
An Inn in Tokyo (1935)
Story
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)
Director
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)
Story
A Mother Should Be Loved (1934)
Director
A Mother Should Be Loved (1934)
Novel
Passing Fancy (1933)
Director
Passing Fancy (1933)
Idea
Dragnet Girl (1933)
Director
Dragnet Girl (1933)
Story
Woman of Tokyo (1933)
Director
Woman of Tokyo (1933)
Novel
Until the Day We Meet Again (1932)
Director
Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth? (1932)
Director
I Was Born, But... (1932)
Director
I Was Born, But... (1932)
Idea
Tokyo Chorus (1931)
Director
The Lady and the Beard (1931)
Director
That Night's Wife (1930)
Director
I Flunked, But... (1930)
Director
I Flunked, But... (1930)
Story
Walk Cheerfully (1930)
Director
A Straightforward Boy (1929)
Director
I Graduated, But... (1929)
Director
Fighting Friends (1929)
Director
Days of Youth (1929)
Director
Days of Youth (1929)
Writer