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The Classical, the Modern and Japanese Cinema in the Global System

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...Japanese cinema has often been thought of as an “other” to Hollywood classical cinema, exhibiting a stylistic alternative to the narrative realism associated with the American industry.The key influential text in this regard is Noël Burch...

Mikio Naruse: A Japanese Woman's Cinema

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...The long career of Mikio Naruse provides many insights into classical Japanese cinema as a commercial industry and as a cultural practice. Naruse has long been recognized in Japan as the “number four” director, but it has taken many decades...

Teen Types and Stereotypes

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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... films (Shary 2002: 154–7) refine Freddy’s personal history as the reason for his supernatural murderous abilities: A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (Sholder 1985), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (Russell 1987),...

Kenji Mizoguchi and his Women

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...As an auteur, Mizoguchi is known mainly for two recurring features over his 24-year career: long, fluid camera movements and suffering women. He excelled in jidai-geki, although he worked in both gendaigeki and jidai-geki genres. His...

Teenage Wasteland

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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... is heavily invested in components of teen film but the age difference that leaves William always less desirable than the lead-singer Russell (Billy Crudup) stands in for a generation gap between the film’s ideals and contemporary...

Conclusion

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...The “big four” Japanese directors featured in this book — Ozu, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa and Naruse — are not necessarily representative of the entire spectrum of styles and genres comprised by the classical Japanese cinema. Dozens of other...

Remembering the War: Three Postwar War Films

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...During the 15-year war, or the “Greater East Asian War,” as it is sometimes called,Nagisa Oshima, “The Defeated Have No Images: Had Television Existed at the End of the War,” 10. a great number of war films illustrated the hardships...

Men with Swords and Men with Suits: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...Fifty-one years after the sensational screening of Rashomon (1950) in Venice, Akira Kurosawa was the first Japanese director whose films were widely released in digital form. In Japan as well, Kurosawa's was the first large oeuvre...

Yasujiro Ozu: A Short History of the Home Drama

Catherine Russell

Catherine Russell is Professor of Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited

Continuum, 2011

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...Yasujiro Ozu is one of the most studied of Japanese directors. He has been positioned as a radical modernist, a transcendental Zen poet, and as an archconservative nationalist. His cinema is rich enough to sustain all such critiques...