Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Big (Blu-ray)
$7.99
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Blu-ray)
$6.98
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Hugo (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Slap Shot (Blu-ray)
$9.96
The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Uncle Buck (Blu-ray)
$6.96
8-Film Action Collection (Blu-ray)
$7.99
The Simpsons: The Sixteenth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Seven (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Grease (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Fairy Tail: Part 8 (Blu-ray)
$26.99
Somewhere in Time (Blu-ray)
$10.49
Mallrats (Blu-ray)
$9.96
High School of the Dead OVA: Drifters of the Dead (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Far and Away (Blu-ray)
$10.49
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Here Comes the Devil (Blu-ray)
$14.96
Psycho-Pass: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$98.54


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (31628)
 Adventure (24162)
 Animation (7348)
 Anime (3648)
 Biography (3282)
 Comedy (23925)
 Comic book (4201)
 Coming of age (1482)
 Crime (16863)
 Dark humor (3208)
 Documentary (4450)
 Drama (38147)
 Epic (4583)
 Erotic (875)
 Family (10535)
 Fantasy (13641)
 Film-Noir (1048)
 Foreign (5161)
 Heist (1487)
 History (4986)
 Holiday (1094)
 Horror (11717)
 Imaginary (801)
 Martial arts (2791)
 Melodrama (2049)
 Music (7599)
 Musical (3297)
 Mystery (9633)
 Nature (1700)
 Other (657)
 Period (5872)
 Psychological thriller (2730)
 Romance (13859)
 Sci-Fi (15189)
 Short (323)
 Sport (2474)
 Supernatural (3480)
 Surreal (1171)
 Teen (2812)
 Thriller (28591)
 War (4938)
 Western (2076)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Tokyo Story Blu-ray

United Kingdom
Tôkyô monogatari | Dual Format Edition / Blu-ray + DVD BFI Video | 1953 | 136 min | Rated BBFC: U | Jul 19, 2010

Tokyo Story (Blu-ray)
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (33.00 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
Japanese: LPCM 2.0

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
DVD copy

Playback
Region B (locked)

Price
List price: £19.99, Price history
Amazon: £10.21 (Save 49%)
New from: £8.94 (Save 55%)
Usually dispatched within 24 hours, FREE shipping in the UK

Buy Tokyo Story on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.5
63
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.8 of 53.8
Audio 3.8 of 53.8
Extras 2.2 of 52.2
Based on 1 user review

Movie appeal

 
Drama100%
Foreign52%

82%
popularity
283
collections
21
fans




Tokyo Story

 (1953)

Tokyo Story Blu-ray offers solid video and audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

When an elderly couple, Tomi and Shukishi, travel from their rural village home to Tokyo to visit their married son and daughter, their reception is disappointing. Met with selfish indifference and impatience by their children and their grandchildren, they are soon packed off to a health spa - but when Tomi falls ill, her descendants are forced to re-evaluate their priorities.

For more about Tokyo Story and the Tokyo Story Blu-ray release, see Tokyo Story Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake
Director: Yasujiro Ozu

» See full cast & crew


Tokyo Story Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.5 of 5

Presented in an aspect ratio of 1.33:1, encoded with MPEG-4 AVC and granted a 1080p transfer, Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo Story arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of the BFI.

Sourced from elements provided by Criterion, the high-definition transfer conveys pleasing detail and relatively stable contrast levels. Clarity, however, varies quite a bit; there is some inherited softness during selected scenes as well. There are no serious stability issues, but some frame transitions are problematic. I assume that they are also inherited. Edge-enhancement and macroblocking are not a serious issue of concern. There are no traces of heavy noise reduction either. Finally, I must note that there are numerous flecks and small scratches that pop up here and there. To sum it all up, if one takes into account the troubled history of Tokyo Story (the original negative has been long lost), this Blu-ray release probably offers the best possible presentation of this important film that can be had at the moment. (Note: This is a Region-B "locked" Blu-ray disc. Therefore, you must have a native Region-B or Region-Free PS3 or SA in order to access its content).


Tokyo Story Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

There is only one audio track on this Blu-ray disc: Japanese LPCM 2.0. For the record, the BFI have provided optional English subtitles for the main feature.

The Japanese LPCM 2.0 track is pleasing - slightly crisper and better balanced than the Japanese audio track found on the Criterion SDVD release of Tokyo Story - but has a fair share of limitations. For example, occasionally the high-frequencies fluctuate, and mild background hiss is often easy to hear. Once again, however, I must speculate that these limitations are indeed inherited and likely next to impossible to address. For the record, the optional English subtitles are very well done.



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »


Tokyo Story Blu-ray, News and Updates



No related news posts for Tokyo Story Blu-ray yet.


Tokyo Story Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Toy Story 1-3 Box Set 32 Oct 27, 2011



Tokyo Story Blu-ray


£19.99 £10.21


Buy Tokyo Story on Blu-ray



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Sorcerer
2. The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Com...
3. Get Carter
4. Kindergarten Cop
5. Mallrats
6. Frozen
7. Conspiracy Theory
8. Bring It On
9. Big
10. The Wolf of Wall Street
11. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
12. Rollerball
13. Big Bad Wolves
14. Gravity 3D
15. Seven

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. Transcendence
3. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
4. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6. Thor: The Dark World
7. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
8. Frozen
9. Noah
10. The LEGO Movie
11. RoboCop
12. Under the Skin
13. American Hustle
14. The Raid 2
15. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Frozen Planet
4.  Sorcerer
5.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
6.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
7.  The Wolf of Wall Street
8.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
9.  The Pirate Fairy
10.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Lone Survivor
2.  The Lego Movie
3.  RoboCop
4.  The Lego Movie
5.  Veronica Mars: The Movie
6.  Son of Batman
7.  The Monuments Men
8.  Kindergarten Cop
9.  Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
10.  Space Battleship Yamato: Movie
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen Planet
$14.99, Save 73%
2.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$19.96, Save 50%
4.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Seven
$4.99, Save 50%
6.  The Princess Bride
$5.99, Save 70%
7.  Iron Man 3
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  Big
$7.99, Save 60%
9.  Life
$24.99, Save 64%
10.  Gatchaman: Complete Collection + OVAs
$78.12, Save 48%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Big

 United States


$19.99 $7.99





My Big Fat Greek Wedding

 United States


$14.97 $6.98





Frozen Planet

 United States


$54.98 $14.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices