Reading a Japanese film : cinema in context

Level C D791.43 /952412 Available
Level C D791.43 /952413 Available
Full title: Reading a Japanese film : cinema in context / Keiko I. McDonald.
Main author: McDonald, Keiko I.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Synergy of theme, style, and dialogue : Mizoguchi's Sisters of the Gion (1936)
  • More about dream, song, and symbol : Kurosawa's The drunken angel (1948)
  • A Meiji novel for the screen : Toyoda's The mistress (1954)
  • Period film par excellence : Inagaki's samurai trilogy (Musashi Miyamoto, 1954-56)
  • Master of simplicity moving hearts to pity : Ozu's Drifting weeds (1959)
  • Eros, politics, and folk religion : Shindo's Onibaba (1963)
  • The age-old paradox of innocence and experience : Oguri's Muddy river (1981)
  • Satire on the family and education in postwar Japan : Morita's The family game (1983)
  • Defeat revisited : Shinoda's MacArthur's children (1984)
  • Satire on contemporary Japan : Itami's A taxing woman (1987)
  • Seminal animation film : Miyazaki's My neighbor Totoro (1988)
  • Cultural responses to simplicity : Kurosawa's Madadayo (1993)
  • The danger and allure of phantom light : Koreeda's Mabaroshi (1995)
  • Stressed-out nineties youth in laid-back sixties dress : Kitano's Kids return (1995)
  • Bitter sweet childhood : Yoichi Higashi's Village of dreams (1996)
  • A woman director's approach to the country family : Kawase's Suzaku (1997).