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.
i live for documentaries that focus on individual human dignity + struggles, and this documentary does just that while also focusing on the most bombastic sports event ever. i think kon ichikawa actually made me appreciate sports with this documentary, which is more than i can say for most other directors.
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.
Avec l'aide de mille trente et une caméras, deux-cent-trente-deux objectifs différents, cent-soixante-quatre caméramans et une équipe de près de cinq cent personnes, Kon Ichikawa nous retraduit à sa manière, les compétitions de la 18e Olympiade à Tokyo en 1964 ..... www.cinefiches.com