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Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Utilizing glorious widescreen cinematography, Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, creating a catalogue of extraordinary observations that range from the expansive to the intimate. The glory, despair, passion, and suffering of Olympic competition are rendered with lyricism and technical mastery, culminating in an inspiring testament to the beauty of the human body and the strength of the human spirit.

Japan 1965, 170 min, Dir: Kon Ichikawa
Japanese with subtitles


June 17, 2018
1:00 pm