Articles tagged kenji mizoguchi

Kenji Mizoguchi and the Cinema of Obfuscation

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum invites us in, then makes us uncomfortable. This is the cinema of denial.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 7: Kenji Mizoguchi to Satyajit Ray

Pushing boundaries seems to be the thread that ties the directors of our seventh day together. From Japanese innovators to Italian iconclasts and Polish provocateurs, the directors that fall between Kenji Mizoguchi and the man who was perhaps India's greatest visual storyteller, Satyajit Ray, all push the form in incredible, surprising ways.

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2 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Sansho the Bailiff

Despite his dissatisfaction, that so much of the film works magnificently is evidence of Mizoguchi 's hard driving perfectionism.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

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"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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