Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors
About Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors
Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors: From the Silent Era to the Present Day was written by Alexander Jacoby.
With clear insight and without academic jargon, Alexander Jacoby examines the works of over 150 filmmakers to uncover what makes their films worth watching. Included are artistic profiles of everyone from Yutaka Abe to Isao Yukisada, including masters like Kinji Fukasaku, Juzo Itami, Akira Kurosawa, Takashi Miike, Kenji Mizoguchi, Yasujiro Ozu, and Yoji Yamada. Each entry includes a critical summary and filmography.