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Setsuko Hara and the changing face of Japanese womanhood
Japan Times

Setsuko Hara and the changing face of Japanese womanhood

At the risk of sounding unpatriotic, Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo Story remains on my list of least favorite movies. Im in good company — every woman I know dislikes it, and the passing of the film's star, Setsuko Hara (at 95 years old), in September was ... Japan Times, 1 month ago
The Japan News

Behind the Scenes / Ozu films, beauty of her departure made Hara a legend

By Seiji Fukunaga / Yomiuri Shimbun Senior Writer What transformed actress Setsuko Hara into a legend of Japanese film? She unhesitatingly quit the movie world in 1962, at the age of 42, and it was recently revealed that she died on Sept. 5 this ...
 The Japan News2 months ago Remembering Setsuko Hara  Japan Times2 months ago Final curtain for Japan's Garbo at 95  Sydney Morning Herald2 months ago

A Basket of Classic Films

A visual delight awaits the connoisseurs of world cinema in the city. The film lovers in the city can gear up for a day-long cinematic delight as the banner film society is once again coming with its Banner film festival at Lenin Balavadi on Sunday.
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

The Assassin review: A simple but fully engaging tale.

The Assassinreview: Sight &lifier Seem critics selection of best film of 2015 makes its method to the United kingdom. The Assassin review Qi Shu continues a run of incredibly strong female leads in the last year as Nie Yinniang, the titular ...
 NewsListOnline3 weeks ago

The best 14.5 films of 2015

Hooray for list! Lists, despite them being superficial in a sense, spawn a necessity that induces opportunities for which films that would otherwise not be highlighted get the chance to make an impression on my readers. This list inherently looks ...
 Examiner.com3 weeks ago

Nagisa Oshima: You have to tell the truth about your country, whatever it is

Director Nagisa Oshima often quoted the phrase the republic of the cinema as if film was a country and he one of its citizens. He combined the very best stalwart Japanese qualities with a forthright and radical international outlook. Oshima had a ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

What is this? Yotaro has rather unusual ambitions for an ex-con in Showa-era Japan. He wants to master the centuries-old art of rakugo storytelling under one of its most renowned masters, a grumpy old codger named Yakumo. Ever since he saw ...
 Anime News Network1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star


Kinugasa decided at age seventeen to run away from the family business and become a female impersonator. During the 1920s, Teinosuke Kinugasa's startlingly modern experimental movies infused Japanese film with a sophistication that rivaled the best ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Japanese too well behaved for the likes of movie director Yamada

The Japan premiere of movie director Yoji Yamada's latest offering, "Haha to Kuraseba" (If I live with my mother), came on a very special day for the film industry. The screening was held Dec. 12, the anniversary of both the birth and death of ...
 Asahi.com1 month ago

Kenneth Turan's DVD Pick of the Week: What's Old Is New

As the old year winds to a close, it's pleasure to highlight some new releases of some of the best films ever made on the theme of age and aging, both released in fine Criterion editions. From Japan's Akira Kurosawa, best known for violent samurai ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago
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