Kitano Takeshi (World Directors) (Hardcover)

By Aaron Gerow

British Film Institute, 9781844571659, 264pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2008

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Combining a detailed account of the situation in Japanese film and criticism with unique close analyses of Kitano's films from Violent Cop to Takeshis, the author relates the director to issues of contemporary cinema, Japanese national identity, and globalism.

About the Author

Aaron Gerow is Assistant Professor of Japanese Cinema, Yale University