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Time and Place Are Nonsense : The Films of Seijun Suzuki (Paperback) (Tom Vick)

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Japanese film director Seijun Suzuki began his career making increasingly outrageous B movies for Nikkatsu Studios in the 1950s and 1960s (he was eventually fired for his stylistic excesses). More than ten years later, he reinvented himself as an independent filmmaker with a uniquely eccentric vision. He remains a cult figure outside of Japan and his influence can be seen in the work of directors as diverse as Jim Jarmusch, Baz Luhrmann, and Quentin Tarantino.Time and Place Are Nonsense, the first book-length study of his work in English, aims to enhance the appreciation of his films by analyzing them in light of the cultural and political turmoil of post-World War II Japan and the aesthetic traditions that inform them.

Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / General
Series Title: Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers, New Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Author: Tom Vick
Language: English
Street Date: September 23, 2015
TCIN: 50110336
UPC: 9780934686334
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6518
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