Birthday doodle for Yasujiro Ozu by Google was published on homepage in Japan on 12 December 2013. Ozu is famous Japanese director.
It was on Ozu’s 110th Birthday this Google Doodle was published in his honor. Doodle included the image from Ozu’s famous movie Tokyo Story. It’s the famous shot from the movie ,including the character Shukichi and his daughter-in-law Norkio observing sunrise. Tokyo Story was released in 1953. It is the most known film by Ozu in his career. Film has got many honors and was selected in the list of best films ever made.
Born in Japan on 1903, Ozu started his career in film industry during early age of his life itself. There are bout 53 films in his direction. The coincidence is that, both the birthday and death day of Ozu is same. It was on 1960 December 12, Ozu died.
Yasujiro Ozu’s most of the works was created in the first five years of his film career. As we can see in the doodle, Most of Ozu’s work included family and family relationships. Birthday doodle for Yasujiro Ozu by Google is a real tribute to Ozu from the search giant.
After his death and also during his lifetime Ozu was a great icon of Japan. It’s the film which became the theme of this Google Doodle made him world renowned. It’s one among best 1000 films released yet.