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Articles tagged kiyoshi kurosawa

Thursday, June 17 2010

Tokyo Sonata Is Truly a Brilliant Film

Tokyo Sonata shifts between various narratives of a family in turmoil, as each person struggles to find happiness and solace in what has become a life of overwhelming structure and rules beyond one’s control.


Sunday, January 13 2008

Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows

Val Lewton made movies that reflected his personal concerns, with characters who refracted his experiences.


Monday, May 23 2005

Séance (2004)

As Koji and Junco drift apart, not only is their dialogue minimal, but they also appear repeatedly framed by windows and doorways.


Thursday, March 31 2005

Bright Future (Akarui mirai) (2003)

One of the most attractive aspects of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's style is his implicit trust in his audience's intelligence.


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