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Directory of world cinema. Volume 31, Japan 3

Author: John Berra
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing entirely on directors, the contributors here offer over forty essays on key Japanese auteurs, ranging from the Golden Age to the New Wave to the present day, including of trend-setting and taboo-breaking genre specialists who have achieved a significant cult following. Though the spotlight is on the filmmakers, this new volume continues to consider a wide range of genres associated with Japanese cinema,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Berra
ISBN: 9781783204038 1783204036
OCLC Number: 1043325587
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 238 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by John Berra.

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Focusing entirely on directors, the contributors here offer over forty essays on key Japanese auteurs, ranging from the Golden Age to the New Wave to the present day, including of trend-setting and taboo-breaking genre specialists who have achieved a significant cult following. Though the spotlight is on the filmmakers, this new volume continues to consider a wide range of genres associated with Japanese cinema, including animation, contemporary independent cinema, J-Horror, the New Wave, period drama, science fiction, and yakuza.

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