Nice Flick: Happy Birthday, Ozu Yasujiro (R.I.P.)

yasujiro-ozus-110th-birthday-6221760491945984-hp Scene on Google Japan’s search page look familiar? You may recognize it from the 1953 movie Tokyo Monogatari, Tokyo Story, which was recently re-made by Shochiku – the film distribution and production company which holds the rights to the screenplay.

Today is the 110th birthday of the original film’s director, Ozu Yasujiro.

Fun fact: Ozu Yasujiro was born and passed away on the same day of the month: December 12th.

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