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100 Years of Japanese Cinema
100 Years of Japanese Cinema

100 Years of Japanese Cinema 1996

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100 Years of Japanese Cinema 1996

52 mins United Kingdom Director. Nagisa Oshima

The forces and themes that have shaped his nation's cinema drive Nagisa Oshima's forceful and erudite essay. Based entirely on archive footage, it considers the rediscovery of Daisuke Ito's Chuji's Travel Diary (1927), the drive for greater realism in depictions of family life and society; the appeal of war films and comedies, and struggles against censorship.

Directed by

Nagisa Oshima

Featuring

William B. White

Nagisa Oshima

Tokyo Concert

Genres

Documentary

Collection

Century of Cinema Unavailable on DVD Japanese Classics Documentaries

Released

1996

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

BFI TV

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