Did You Know?
In recent years, two Japanese movies have consistently appeared in "best of" polls in both Japan and the West as the two greatest Japanese films ever made: Tôkyô monogatari
(1953) by 'Yasujiro Ozu' and Shichinin no samurai
(1954) by Akira Kurosawa
. For example, in a 2009 poll by the venerable Japanese film magazine Kinema Junpo, the Ozu film was voted best Japanese movie of all time, ...