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Contemporary Japanese cinema since Hana-bi

Contemporary Japanese cinema since Hana-bi

Author: Adam Bingham
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Traditions in world cinema.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Updates the story of Japanese cinema for the 21st century Yakuza, samurai and horror films have been some of the most popular genres in Japanese cinema over the last two decades, with a clearly defined generic lineage in the country's cinematic tradition. Studying these genres through a close analysis of their most representative films, this innovative study examines the way individual films have either adapted to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bingham, Adam.
Contemporary Japanese cinema since Hana-bi.
Edinburgh ; Edinburgh University Press, [2015]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Bingham
ISBN: 9780748683741 0748683747 0748683763 9780748683765 1474412165 9781474412162
OCLC Number: 919188065
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Why 1997 and Hana-Bi? --
1. Jidai-geki and Chambara: the samurai onscreen --
2. Yakuza cinema --
3. Japanese horror cinema --
4. The changing Japanese family on film --
5. Postmodernism and magic realism in contemporary Japanese cinema --
6. Japanese documentary cinema: reality and its discontents --
7. Modern Japanese female directors.
Series Title: Traditions in world cinema.
Responsibility: Adam Bingham.


Studies the significant developments in Japanese genre filmmaking since the turn of the millennium. This book includes detail the ways in which individual films have both drawn and departed from  Read more...


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