Tag: Yasujiro Ozu

Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s by Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

In Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s, Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano presents an insightful, multi-faceted analysis of Japan’s interwar cinema within the context of Tokyo’s rebuilding efforts…

Yasujiro Ozu: A Centennial Celebration (2003)

Yasujiro Ozu: International Perspectives Conference – The Place of Ozu Within Japanese Film History (2003)

Panelists:  Richard Combs, Keiko McDonald, Tadao Sato, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto Keiko McDonald – Professor McDonald cited her favorite Ozu film as Floating Weeds, and examined several stylistic aspects of…

Japanese Film Directors by Audie Bock

Audie Bock presents a collection of perceptive, knowledgeable, and comprehensive critical essays on the most influential and distinctive filmmakers of Japan in Japanese Film Directors. Bock chronologically explores…

Shohei Imamura (Cinematheque Ontario Monographs, No. 1) edited by James Quandt

“I am interested in the relationship of the lower part of the human body and the lower part of the social structure.” Shohei Imamura is a compilation of…

Reframing Japanese Cinema: Authorship, Genre, History edited by Arthur Nolletti Jr. and David Desser

Reframing Japanese Cinema provides a comprehensive and varied perspective on Japanese cinema through a series of essays on a director’s signature style (authorship), culturally representative film genres, and…

Ozu by Donald Richie

I always tell people that I don’t make anything besides tofu and that is because I am strictly a tofu-dealer. – Yasujiro Ozu In the book Ozu, Donald…