Utilizing glorious widescreen cinematography, Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. A spectacle of magnificent proportions, Tokyo Olympiad ranks among the greatest documents of sport ever committed to film.
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How the great Olympiads should be captured, by both a beautiful and unbiased eye. The true beauty of athletics and sports photographed and presented by the great Ichikawa. A gift to us all, makes you long for the days before we commercialized them.
A great documentary that shows the joy and the hapinnes that the olympic games can generate in the people. It presents the real spirit of the olympics, by showing the efforts, the joy and the defeats of the atlethes. A clear message to the people that the important thing is to get together as a one world and do it in peace.