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Japanese cinema

Thomas Weisser

Japanese cinema

the essential handbook : featuring Japanese cult cinema since 1955

by Thomas Weisser

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Published by Vital Books in Miami, Fl .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Weisser and Yuko Mihara Weisser.
ContributionsWeisser, Yuko Mihara.
The Physical Object
Pagination420p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22819925M

Japanese cinema. Richie's most widely recognized accomplishments were his analyses of Japanese cinema. With each subsequent book, he focused less on film theory and more on the conditions in which the films were made. There was an emphasis on the "presentational" nature of Japan's cinema, in contrast to the "representational" films of the : Ap , Lima, Ohio, U.S.   A film about kamikaze pilots has been playing to packed theaters from Hokkaido to Kyushu since its release in December of , becoming one of the top-grossing Japanese .

Japanese film has recently emerged as one of the major national cinemas and now commands world respect and attention. Donald Richie, the internationally recognized authority, who did so much to introduce the work of directors of the calibre of Yasujiro Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, and Akira Kurosawa to the West, now provides the first ever introduction to Japanese cinema, offering both an up-to-date. Buy The Japanese Cinema Book today from the BFI Store. Text size: A A A. About the BFI. Press releases and media enquiries. Policy and strategy. Job opportunities. Selling to the BFI. Help and FAQ. Support & join. Become a BFI Member. Become a BFI Patron. Make a donation. Corporate support. Tickets & shop.


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Behind the Pink Curtain takes the reader on a wild joy ride deep into the hinterlands of Japanese culture, society and radical politics by way of the weird and wonderful world of the Pink Film and Roman Porno genres.In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond the confines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics, politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media.

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