By Alexander Jacoby,Donald Richie
This vital paintings fills the necessity for a fairly priced but complete quantity on significant administrators within the heritage of eastern movie. With transparent perception and with out educational jargon, Jacoby examines the works of over a hundred and fifty filmmakers to discover what makes their movies worthy watching.
Included are creative profiles of every person from Yutaka Abe to Isao Yukisada, together with masters like Kinji Fukasaku, Juzo Itami, Akira Kurosawa, Takashi Miike, Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, and Yoji Yamada. every one access features a severe precis and filmography, making this booklet a necessary reference and guide.
UK-based Alexander Jacoby is a author and researcher on eastern film.
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A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors: From the Silent Era to the Present Day by Alexander Jacoby,Donald Richie