Plot:

Elderly couple Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama live in the small coastal village of Onomichi, Japan with their youngest daughter, schoolteacher Kyoko Hirayama. Their other three surviving adult children, who they have not seen in quite some time, live either in Tokyo or Osaka. As such, Shukishi and Tomi make the unilateral decision to have an extended visit in Tokyo with their children, pediatrician Koichi Hirayama and beautician Shige Kaneko, and their respective families (which includes two grandchildren). In transit, they make an unexpected stop in Osaka and stay with their other son, Keiso Hirayama. All of their children treat the visit more as an obligation than a want, each trying to figure out what to do with their parents while they continue on with their own daily lives. At one point, they even decide to ship their parents off to an inexpensive resort at Atami Hot Springs rather than spend time with them. The only offspring who makes a concerted effort on this trip is Noriko Hirayama, their widowed daughter-in-law, whose husband, Shoji Hirayama, was killed eight years earlier in the war. Following the vacation, each child comes to some conclusion of their general behavior toward their parents, not only on this trip but throughout their entire adult lives. For some, this realization may come too late.

Also Known As: Conte de Tokyo, Die Reise nach Tokio, Επίσκεψη στο Τόκυο, Föräldrarna, Poveste din Tokyo, Tokijo apysaka, Tokijska prica, Their First Trip to Tokyo, Viaggio a Tokyo, Příběh z Tokia Czech, Tokyo Story, Токийская повесть Soviet, Токiйська iсторiя, Tokijska opowiesc, Príbeh z Tokia, Cuentos de Tokio, Viagem a Tóquio, Cau Chuyen Tokyo, Tokyo Hikayesi, Токийска история, Tokijska priča, Historias de Tokio, Ταξίδι στο Τόκιο, Die Reise nach Tokio West, Viaje a Tokio, Tokiói történet, Токийская повесть, Voyage à Tokyo, Ensimmäinen matka, Dastan-e Tokyo, Tokyo lugu, Tôkyô monogatari, Taxidi sto Tokyo, Ghessat Tokyo, Episkepsi sto Tokyo, Era uma Vez em Tóquio

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  • leonor-briones
    Leonor briones

    My staff and I in DepEd are a bunch of shitheads, we love money tho