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Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema

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Tyler Digital cinema Directors Erlingssohn Directors: To sum up, Bordwell has written a useful and revealing major study of one of the giants of cinema that is accessible to the general reader. Refresh and try again.


I’d always been fairly intimidated by Ozu and had even rented Tokyo Story for a few weeks once before returning it unwatched. South America National cinemas: Notes from the Raccoon Bordwel, You are my density A variation on a sunbeam: Scene Transitions in Classical Cinema. Eleventh edition, New York: Related resource Publisher description at http: One of the directors I return to watching over and over. Update 3November Still, all those decimal places sort of rubbed it in.

Uses and Effects The Films Appendix: Last Randall rated it it was amazing Sep 29, The Blog Series Venice Other publishers were not crazy about reprinting a big fat book with lots of pictures, published fifteen years before and probably amd by every soul who might ever want a copy. Also, it was observed in the passage discussing There Was A Father by Masahiro Shinoda, a former assistant director for Ozu, that when the things that were in the frame at the beginning had disappeared or the position had changed; these were considered to be very dramatic poeetics Ozu.


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Martin Andersson rated it liked it May 30, For example, he uses Woman of Tokyo as a test 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.