Japanese Cinema: Texts and Contexts

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Alastair Phillips, Julian Stringer
Routledge, 18 gru 2007 - 384

Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four chapters 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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Introduction
1
Ozu Yasujirōs I Was Born But 1932
25
Mizoguchi Kenjis Osaka Elegy 1936
37
Yamanaka Sadaos Humanity and Paper Balloons 1937
50
Shimizu Hiroshis Ornamental Hairpin 1941
63
Ozu Yasujirōs Late Spring 1949
78
Mizoguchi Kenjis The Life of OHaru 1952
90
Honda Ishirōs Godzilla 1954
102
Shinoda Masahiros Double Suicide 1969
205
Ōshima Nagisas In the Realm of the Senses 1976
217
Imamura Shōheis Vengeance is Mine 1979
229
Morita Yoshimitsus The Family Game 1983
240
Yanagimachi Mitsuos Fire Festival 1985
253
Itami Jūzōs Tampopo 1985
263
Koreeda Hirokazus Maborosi 1995
273
Kitano Takeshis HanaBi 1997
284

Kurosawa Akiras Seven Samurai 1954
112
Naruse Mikios Late Chrysanthemums 1954
124
Ichikawa Kons Conflagration 1958
137
Masumura Yasuzōs Giants and Toys 1958
152
Ōshima Nagisas Cruel Story of Youth 1960
168
Teshigahara Hiroshis Woman in the Dunes 1964
180
Suzuki Seijuns Branded to Kill 1967
193
Nakata Hideos Ring 1998
296
Miyazaki Hayaos Spirited Away 2001
308
Film availability
322
Glossary
323
Bibliography of works on Japanese Cinema
329
Index
351
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ALASTAIR PHILLIPS is Associate Professor in Film Studies at the University of Warwick.

JULIAN STRINGER is Associate Professor in Film Studies at the University of Nottingham.

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