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Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Kate Taylor-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the historical background, films, and careers of selected Korean and Japanese film directors. It examines eight directors: Fukasaku Kinji, ... More


The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood

Sean Redmond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163330
eISBN:
9780231850230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163330.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a detailed aesthetic, Deleuzian, and phenomenological exploration of Japan's finest currently working film director, performer, and celebrity. It uniquely explores Kitano's oeuvre ... More


The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Andrew Nestingen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Aki Kaurismäki is an enigma, an eminent auteur who claims his films are a joke. Since 1983, Kaurismäki has produced classically styled films filled with cinephilic references to film history. He has ... More


The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape

Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165518
eISBN:
9780231850391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165518.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The industry's only director-cinematographer-screenwriter-producer-actor-editor, Steven Soderbergh is contemporary Hollywood's most innovative and prolific filmmaker. A Palme D'Or and Academy ... More


Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Jason Wood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book features interviews with Christopher Nolan, Harmony Korine, Charlie Kaufmann, Nicolas Winding Refn, Wim Wenders, Michael Winterbottom, Christian Petzhold, and many others. Each interview is ... More


Film Analysis: Shara Shara 沙羅双樹

Kate E. Taylor-Jones

in Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Kawase Naomi's film Shara (Sharasojyu, 2003) about the disappearance of a young boy and his family's struggle to cope with the tragedy. While not as successful as Kawase's ... More


The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

James Clarke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the massively popular cinema of writer-director James Cameron. It couches Cameron's films within the evolving generic traditions of science fiction, melodrama, and the cinema of ... More


Love in Motion: Erotic Relationships in Film

Reidar Due

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167338
eISBN:
9780231850513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167338.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a book about how film encountered love in the course of its history. It is also a book about the philosophy of love. Since Plato, erotic love has been praised for leading the soul to ... More


The Cinema of Béla Tarr: The Circle Closes

András Bálint Kovács

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165310
eISBN:
9780231850377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165310.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a critical analysis of the work of Hungary's most prominent and internationally best known film director, written by a scholar who has followed Béla Tarr's career through a close ... More


Introduction

Dominique Nasta

in Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167451
eISBN:
9780231536691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book takes a look at Romania's film history in an attempt to explain and analyze those aspects that have shaped and made it relatively unique today. The period covered runs for roughly a ... More


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