Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family

Friday, July 17 - Sunday, July 19, 2015

35mm print

“Made soon after his return from the front in China, Ozu’s biggest hit to date prefigures some aspects of Tokyo Story. When her husband dies, Mrs. Toda and her youngest daughter are shuttled between the family’s brothers and sisters; only the youngest son, working in occupied China, is willing to care for them properly. Bourgeois selfishness is criticised while a new generation shows the ‘correct’ way forward.” – BFI

  • Country Japan
  • Language In Japanese with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1941
  • Running Time 105 minutes
  • Director Yasujiro Ozu