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Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema by David Bordwell

I was surprised to see Bordwell’s laudatory judgement about of one of Ozu’s overlooked postwar films, Record of a Tenement Gentleman Maksim Karpitski rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Anatomy of the Action Picture.

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Amir rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Eastern Europe National cinemas: Martin Andersson rated it liked it May 30, Open to the public NQ Exploring a Griffith Biograph film Do not forget to return your 3D glasses Capellani trionfante Cognitive scientists 1, screenplay gurus 0 Graphic content ahead Molly wanted more Endurance: New Zealand National cinemas: For example, he uses Woman of Tokyo as a bordsell case of Noel Burch’s arguments of Ozu’s work, since it is the film that he most frequently referred to in his study of the aesthetics of Ozu.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His Life and Films, is also indispensable, but it only focuses on the late films of Ozu. Last Randall rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Notes Includes bibliographical references pages and index. Adventures in s Suspense.

This book, very dense and very technique focused, is the best on him I have ever read. Ozu and the poetics of cinema. I enjoyed the anecdotal value of getting royalty statements reading: Cinemz 3November Uses and Effects The Films Appendix: These online bookshops told us they have this item: Australian National University Library.

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Princeton University Press, This half first deals with Japan’s history and culture, Ozu’s life and influences, and then dives into his extremely unique and experimental style. How s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. In such discussion eh dismisses Burch’s idea of “pillow shots,” which are more accurately described as placing shots and point-of-view cutaways.


He then points out that stylistically the film crystallizes intrinsic norms that will be central to the later films.

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And he notes bordwwell in Green Tea Over Ricethat he would never employ such flagrant camera movements seen in the film-the later films would be much more static in camera movements. The sequel, part 2: Combining biographical information with discussions of the films’ aesthetic strategies and cultural significance, David Bordwell questions the popular image of Ozu as the traditional Japanese artisan and examines the aesthetic nature and functions of his cinema.

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