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Japanese films

Beverley Bare Buehrer

Japanese films

a filmography and commentary, 1921-1989

by Beverley Bare Buehrer

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Published by St James Press in Chicago, Ill, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beverley Bare Buehrer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,328p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15362713M
    ISBN 101558621636

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This is a list of films produced in Japan in year order ordered by decade on separate pages. For an A-Z of films see Category:Japanese see cinema of Japan. List of Japanese films: Pre ; Japanese films of the s; Japanese films of the s; Japanese films of the s. Tracing the development of the Japanese cinema from (when the first Kinetoscope was imported) through the golden ages of film in Japan up to today, this work reveals the once flourishing film industry and the continuing unique art of the Japanese film.

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Ballad of Narayama dir. Keisuke Kinoshita. EDIT: It's difficult to just do five films as there are a great number of great Japanese films. What it’s about: A visceral, uncompromising mix of body horror and psychological drama, Tokyo Fist is a classic of extreme movie-making. Shinya Tsukamoto (Tetsuo: The Iron Man) directs this tale of a bitter rivalry between two former high school friends, set around the world of amateur in for good measure is a twisted love triangle and a look at what happens when physical and.

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