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Japanese Cinema : Texts & Contexts

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  • Author:
    PHILIPS Alastair / STRINGER Julian
  • ISBN:
    9780415328487
  • Publication Date:
    05/11/2007
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    384
  • Binding:
    Paperback
  • Publisher:
    Routledge
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Japanese Cinema : Texts & Contexts
Japanese Cinema : Texts & Contexts

Japanese Cinema : Texts & Contexts

Regular price $102.00
Unit price
per
  • Author:
    PHILIPS Alastair / STRINGER Julian
  • ISBN:
    9780415328487
  • Publication Date:
    05/11/2007
  • Edition:
    1
  • Pages:
    384
  • Binding:
    Paperback
  • Publisher:
    Routledge
  • Country of Publication:
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    Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four articles on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from "Late Spring", "Seven Samurai" and "In the Realm of the Senses" to "Godzilla", "Hana-Bi" and "Ring", the collection includes discussion of all the major directors of Japanese cinema including Ozu, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Oshima, Suzuki, Kitano, and Miyazaki.

    Each chapter discusses the film in relation to aesthetic, industrial or critical issues and ends with a complete filmography for each director. The book also includes a full glossary of terms and a comprehensive bibliography of readings on Japanese cinema. Bringing together leading international scholars and showcasing pioneering new research, this book is essential reading for all students and general readers interested in one of the world's most important film industries.

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Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four articles on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from "Late Spring", "Seven Samurai" and "In the Realm of the Senses" to "Godzilla", "Hana-Bi" and "Ring", the collection includes discussion of all the major directors of Japanese cinema including Ozu, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Oshima, Suzuki, Kitano, and Miyazaki.

Each chapter discusses the film in relation to aesthetic, industrial or critical issues and ends with a complete filmography for each director. The book also includes a full glossary of terms and a comprehensive bibliography of readings on Japanese cinema. Bringing together leading international scholars and showcasing pioneering new research, this book is essential reading for all students and general readers interested in one of the world's most important film industries.