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A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

£9.99

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Very good condition, with minor scratches on front cover.

Illustrated with a number of black and white photographs. Foreword by Donald Richie.

This important work fills the need for a reasonably priced yet comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film. With clear insight and without academic jargon, Jacoby examines the works of over 150 filmmakers to uncover what makes their films worth watching. Included are artistic profiles of everyone from Yutaka Abe to Isao Yukisada, including masters like Kinji Fukasaku, Juzo Itami, Akira Kurosawa, Takashi Miike, Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, and Yoji Yamada. Each entry includes a critical summary and filmography, making this book an essential reference and guide. UK-based Alexander Jacoby is a writer and researcher on Japanese film.

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Author(s):
Jacoby, Alexander
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1933330538
ISBN-13:
9781933330532
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Stone Bridge
Title:
A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

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Very good condition, with minor scratches on front cover.

Illustrated with a number of black and white photographs. Foreword by Donald Richie.

This important work fills the need for a reasonably priced yet comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film. With clear insight and without academic jargon, Jacoby examines the works of over 150 filmmakers to uncover what makes their films worth watching. Included are artistic profiles of everyone from Yutaka Abe to Isao Yukisada, including masters like Kinji Fukasaku, Juzo Itami, Akira Kurosawa, Takashi Miike, Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, and Yoji Yamada. Each entry includes a critical summary and filmography, making this book an essential reference and guide. UK-based Alexander Jacoby is a writer and researcher on Japanese film.

Author(s):
Jacoby, Alexander
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1933330538
ISBN-13:
9781933330532
Number of pages:
398
Publisher:
Stone Bridge
Title:
A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors

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