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positions (2014) 22 (2): 429–460.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Baryon Tensor Posadas A striking feature of Kurosawa Kiyoshi's film Retribution ( Sakebi , 2007) is the extent to which it is haunted by tropes and images from preceding films in his own body of work, perhaps the most noteworthy of which is its repetition of the apocalyptic finale of Pulse ( Kairo...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 755–759.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Maki Isaka In 2012, legendary “actress” Yamada Isuzu (b. 1917) passed away in Japan. Yamada has been internationally known because of her acting in films such as Mizoguchi Kenji's Osaka Elegy (1936), Naruse Mikio's Flowing (1956), and Kurosawa Akira's Throne of Blood (1957). Overshadowed by her...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
... elements of colo- nial violence. Baryon Tensor Posadas’s “Fantasies of the End of the World: The Politics of Repetition in the Films of Kurosawa Kiyoshi” is not con- cerned with colonialist idealism. Yet, interestingly, he addresses how filmic...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 467–493.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- tory” and “create national identity,” the question of who speaks for the past in these industries becomes of particular importance. In the immediate postwar period in Japan, for example, the spokespeople included filmmakers such as Kurosawa Akira...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 931–932.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Francisco State University, since 2003. He was the recipient of an NEA grant for his exhibi- tion Reconstructing Memories (2006). He has published Film and the Holocaust (2011), a chap- ter on Kurosawa’s Rashomon in Film Analysis (2013), and “Gojira’s Bones...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 443–478.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of a new Wuxian and commercial development], Zaobao [Morning journal], 10 October 1936, 8. 19 R. Kurosawa, “Soochow, 1912,” in Imperial and Republican Maritime Customs, Annual Report, pt. 2, 3:550; Suzhoushi danganguan, Suzhou sichou...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 345–392.
Published: 01 May 1998
... artists have been as candid about their wartime roles as filmmaker Kurosawa Akira. “Unfortu- nately, I have to admit that I did not have the courage to resist in any posi- tive way, and I only got by, ingratiating myself when necessary...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
... precarity becomes a preoccupying experience in Japan's national imaginary. Once established as a normative image, precarity tends to infect any depiction of social being, creating an unfavorable environment for the imagination of non-nostalgic collectivity. In Kurosawa Kiyoshi's ( 2008 ) film Tokyo...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 790–805.
Published: 01 August 1995
...? I liked Kurosawa’s Raxhomon. It is quite metaphorical, and it has a strong sense of style. I also liked Fellini’s Cabiria. In the 1950s as a child, I saw a lot of Soviet films, and I read every issue of Film Art (Dianying Yixhu...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 535–557.
Published: 01 August 2001
... on conceptualizing Euro-American cinemas, but it has also discussed non- Euro-American cinemas, such as Asian cinema, for example, including the films of Yasujiro Ozu and Akira Kurosawa, as well as the situation of film- makers in the third world and the missing...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and Russo-­Japanese wars by showing how what was dreadful for the victims was turned into patriotic sport by the victors. Fortunately, we have Akira Kurosawa’s Ran and Kagemusha, both films about the brutality of warfare in the pre-­Meiji era...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 382–405.
Published: 01 May 1994
...- cast in 1994-1995.- Eds. Kobayashi Masaki is one of a handful of brilliant cinematic directors who emerged from the ashes of postwar Japan.’ Though neither as internation- ally recognized as Kurosawa nor as prolific as Ozu, throughout his...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 February 2023
... to Kuniichi Uno—his student and one of the main Japanese translators of his works—for never managing to visit Japan despite a heartfelt invitation by Uno himself (Deleuze 2006 : 237). Deleuze was, of course, drawn to certain Japanese filmmakers and relied especially on Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
...- zines from this period can be found in Barbara Sato, The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003); and Frederick, Turning Pages. 19. Kurosawa Ariko, “Shukky suru...