Tokyo! Synopsis
In Tokyo!, three of the world’s greatest filmmakers come together for an omnibus triptych examining the nature of one unforgettable city as it’s shaped by the disparate people who live, work (and even run amok!) inside one enormous, constantly...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Tokyo! is a must-see for the Gondry segment, and a strange, diverting pleasure for the rest.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Carax, who hadn't made a movie since "Pola X" in 1999 comes off best.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Perhaps it is inevitable as three foreign directors train their lenses on that unique island culture of the East that all three are...
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San Francisco Chronicle

An experiment that rarely works this well.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Though these vignettes appear frivolous and inconsequential when set beside the directors' features, they will tickle the funny bones of a...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Falling somewhere between the horrors of Three … Extremes and the beauties of Eros, this triptych of short films set in and underscored by...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If you've seen "Paris, je t'aime" or "New York Stories," you know the rate of return on these urban omnibuses is variable, and so it is...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Do these films reflect actual aspects of modern Tokyo? The hikikomori epidemic is apparently real enough, but the other two segments seem...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Anyone looking for something original or unexpected should check out the trio of short films that comprise this entertaining ode to the...
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Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
Despite the stories' brief running times, they don't manage to generate much interest or make much sense.
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An interesting take on society

By CoxP9
The underlying themes in these three short films come together to create a unique motif about the social disconnect we experience in today's society. Definitely a great movie, especially because all...

Playful, funny and inspired

By flopster325
It's been a while since I've seen an intellectually compelling film in theaters so I was very excited for Tokyo! and it didn't disappoint. The three-in-one series is perfectly executed: diverse in...

Terrific Tokyo!

By dingos8maibaby
Three original tales tied together by a singular cityscape, "Tokyo!" really is an amazingly beautiful look into not only human nature but also the capacity to find magic in the mundane. The...

Tokyo! Giant Film for Giant City!

By lyons1006
Three short films with a common thread--Tokyo! explores the social impact of the giant megalopolis for which it is named. Directors Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, and Joon-ho bong combine forces,...

More screenings, you can't miss it

By bMooG
The 3 directors all have their own unique styles and outlooks on the city of Tokyo!. This film has very in depth and has a lot of intriguing statements being made about Tokyo's society as whole. I...

Creative delicacy

By fabricwarp
Words can't suffice as to what I got from this film.....I was like a kid in a candy shop. creativity, innovation and imagination is my candy. If there are others out there with this hunger, then I...

Tokyo! is! fascinating!

By resdogmovie2
This movie was so intriguing to watch. I've only seen one Michel Gondry film before, and I had not heard of the other 2 directors before, but I love the idea of 3 directors working on one movie. ...


By fsufilmstudent
Tokyo! is an omnibus feature that brings together three of today's most vibrant directors for three enthralling stories that encompass one city. Each non-Japanese director brings his own style to the...