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positions (2010) 18 (3): 695–725.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kirsten Cather This article discusses the obscenity trial of director Oshima Nagisa's 1976 book In the Realm of the Senses , which includes a series of still photographs and the screenplay from his notorious film of the same name. The case illustrates how obscenity convictions in postwar Japan...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 675–716.
Published: 01 August 2003
...] (1983). She received the best screenplay award at the Golden Horse, Venice, and Tokyo film festivals. In addition to her work in film, Chu T’ien-wen is also an accomplished writer who has published more than fifteen books of her own, including...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 579.
Published: 01 May 2000
... into an ethnic Chinese family in Malaysia in 1958 and moved to Taiwan to attend university. After working in Taiwanese theater and television and writing a number of screenplays in the Hong Kong film industry, Tsai started to write and direct his own films...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 161–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... are not included in the original screenplay.18 The film does not directly claim that the Sanitary Bureau was responsible for the bleak situation of the workers, but in reality, the bureau was one of the most powerful departments within the Home Ministry...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 763–779.
Published: 01 August 2011
... offers a critical portrayal of the aggres- sive marketing of Japanese products in Taiwan. The screenplay for Sand- wich Man was based on three short stories by Huang Ch’un- ming, whose ction epitomizes Native Soil literature. Huang’s works have...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 943–946.
Published: 01 August 2012
... in Thailand Goodbye Wat Tham Krabok and public affairs programs for Twin Cities Public Television. He has authored several feature screenplays and directed a short lm, Flight He is currently coproducing a video on Hmong health...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1994
... a fictional film which would include footage of his abandoned documentary. He per- suaded Marguerite Duras to write the screenplay and arranged for the pro- duction to be a joint French-Japanese venture with Daiei.25 Hiroshima, Mon...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 195–201.
Published: 01 February 2004
... In 1999 Liu Binjian adapted it from Cui’s screenplay. I went grudgingly and only out of a sense of professional duty. The film was billed as the first gay-themed and largely gay-made dramatic feature from mainland China. But somehow...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2014
....   8. Kumashiro Tatsumi, “Yojhan fusuma no urabari,” in Yojhan fusuma no urabari: Shinario (Behind the Papering of the Four-­and-­a-­Half-­Mat Room: Screenplay) (Tokyo: Eijinsha, 1975), 6.   9. For a translation of the obscenity...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 382–405.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., appeared. This sentimental effort in the style of Kinoshita was followed the next year by Kobayashi’s first explic- itly political work. The Thick Walled Room, screenplay by Kobo Abe, por- trayed the fate of low-ranking Japanese war...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Daeja, Tae-san, and Mokran, and in the end seduces Mokran. Crucially, as a reward for the sexual affair, he gives Mokran the 50 million won that she needs. Taeyang, Daeja's daughter and an aspiring screenplay writer, makes her own use of Mokran. She also promises to pay Mokran 50 million won...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 421–437.
Published: 01 May 2011
... screenplay, a parody of ethnic identity crises in the summer of three Filipino- ­American siblings who lean, respectively, Filipino, black, and white. The character brushstrokes are broad, caustic, and reductive to comic effect. The Flip Side opens...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 717–734.
Published: 01 August 2003
...” with their ideas, then write them down and package them into a good story idea for the com- pany. DD: So then how did you learn to write screenplays? WN: Scriptwriting is a cinch. That’s the easy part. The hardest part...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... an added dimension to Fresh Kill because of their association with other media. For example, positions 9:2 Fall 2001 408 novelist and performance artist Jessica Hagedorn wrote the screenplay...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
... to (homo and Nobumoto; the film credits Kon with the “conception,”and Otomo and Nobu- moto with the screenplay. 2 Though it is still listed in the standard reference work Manga shuppan mokuroku (Manga in print), I was able...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 785–806.
Published: 01 November 2015
... often been subsidized and carefully regulated by the South Korean government. This was most conspicuous in the mid-­ 1960s under the Park Chung Hee regime, when “the best anticommunist film” and “the best anticommunist screenplay” emerged as new...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1067–1093.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., . Tanizaki began writing essays on cinema in the mid- s and started writing screenplays and producing lms in the early s. For more on his involvement with cinema, see Thomas LaMarre, Shadows on the Screen: Tanizaki Jun’ichirô on Cinema and “Oriental” Aes...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
...: Vintage, David Henry Hwang wrote both the lm screenplay and its original stage script, though Sakai ‚ Positions and Positionalities 93 he depicts civilizational transference better in the lm...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 255–280.
Published: 01 February 1995
... aspect of the filmmaking process that may be an important responsible factor is that most women directors work with male screenplay writers and cinematographers. A strange and interesting phe- nomenon is that contemporary China has...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 623–648.
Published: 01 August 2023
... hundred films were being released each year. A great number, however, were mediocre martial arts and opera genre films, known as “seven-day quickies” ( qiri xian 七日鮮). Thus, Union had a good demand for literary-to-film scripts and well-written screenplays for film production. The adaptation of Anna...
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