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Marc DiPaolo

Marc DiPaolo is Assistant Professor of English and Film at Oklahoma City University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Devised and Directed by Mike Leigh

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Renowned for making films that are at once sly domestic satires and heartbreaking ‘social realist’ dramas, British writer-director Mike Leigh confronts his viewers with an un-romanticized dramatization of modern-day society in the hopes...

Introduction

Wayne Stein

Wayne Stein is a Professor in the English Department at the University of Central Oklahoma, USA, where he teaches classes on Kurosawa, Japanese horror, Vietnam War cinema. He’s co-authored readers, Fresh Takes (2009) and Strategems (2008) and has written various chapters in books and encyclopedias on Asian American literature and Asian cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marc DiPaolo

Marc DiPaolo is Assistant Professor of English and Film at Oklahoma City University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This book is a study of the director who made the greatest film of all time.In 2012, Sight and Sound’s poll of directors named Tokyo Story (1953) the best film ever made. Halliwell’s Film Guide has shared this sentiment. The film has grown...

A Sensitivity to Things: Mono no aware in Late Spring and Equinox Flower

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... As Marc DiPaolo indicated in his preface, Louis Giannetti is one notable critic who has portrayed Ozu as traditional, and several essays in the second half of this volume demonstrate ways in which Ozu can be seen as modernist or post-modernist....

In Yoko’s Room: Hou, Ozu, and the Poetics of Space

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...On the occasion of Ozu’s centenary year in 2003, the Shochiku Company planned various projects and events in Japan and throughout the rest of the world. Taiwanese filmmaker Hsiao-hsien Hou joined the Ozu centennial symposium in Tokyo...

The Representation of Time as Death: Authentic Being in Tokyo Story and Last Year at Marienbad

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The experience of existence is predicated on a constant one-way flow of time, and experiencing it continuously, without reversing its course or repeating the same period of duration. Although time is experienced ecstatically, where...

Tokyo Is a Nice Place: The Suburban, the Urban, and the Space in Between in Early Ozu

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Yasujiro Ozu and cinematic urbanism are not subjects that have been regularly paired for analysis. However, many of the director’s films take place in the Japanese capital and essentially chart its development in both prewar and postwar...

Tokyo Twilight: Alienation, Belonging, and the Fractured Family

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Yasujiro Ozu directed thirty-nine films between 1927 and the end of the Asia Pacific War. During the seven years of occupation that followed Japan’s surrender, he directed six more under American censorship.On the effects of censorship...

Good Morning: The Limits of Cinema and the Issue of Order

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Good Morning (Ohayo), directed by Yasujirō Ozu in 1959, belongs to his “late” films, those produced at the end of his career. However, this film’s humor, and particularly its scatological running gags, seems like a backward glance...

Vanished Men, Complex Women: Gender, Remembrance, and Reform in Ozu’s Postwar Films

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The end of the Second World War was just the beginning of the road to recovery for Japan and its people. It is estimated that at least 2.7 million Japanese servicemen and civilians died as a result of the war, with millions more injured...

Too Slow to Handle? Ozu, Malick, and the Art-House Family Drama

Ozu International : Essays on the Global Influences of a Japanese Auteur

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Is Ozu slow? This question was the title of a lecture film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum gave on Yasujiro Ozu in 1998. Building on the quantitative analysis of Ozu’s films by David Bordwell, Rosenbaum once more defended the director against...