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The ephemeral as transcultural aesthetic: a contextualization of the early films of Ozu Yasujiro

Document author(s):
Isolde Standish
Document source:
Journal of Japanese & Korean Cinema
Publication date:
2012
Document language:
English
Document type:
article
Number of pages:
12
Source pagination:
3-14
Document name subject:
Charlie Chaplin, Fritz Lang, and Yasujiro Ozu
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Film country(ies):
Japan and United States
Film language(s):
English and Japanese
Film production company:
Charles Chaplin Productions, Daiei Motion Picture Co. Ltd., and Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fallen woman, Feature, Melodrama, Social problem, and Women
Film subject(s):
  • Aged -- Japan -- Family relationships -- Drama
  • Automation -- Social aspects -- Drama
  • Boys -- Japan -- Drama
  • Brothers and sisters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Clerks -- Japan -- Drama
  • Criminals -- Japan -- Drama
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Drama
  • Dysfunctional families -- Japan -- Drama
  • Factories -- Drama
  • Family life -- Japan -- Drama
  • Fathers and daughters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Gangsters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1930s -- Drama
  • Marriage -- Japan -- Drama
  • Middle class -- Japan -- Drama
  • Mistresses -- Japan -- Drama
  • Mothers and sons -- Japan -- Drama
  • Okada, Saburo -- Film and video adaptations
  • Osaka (Japan) -- Social conditions -- 1930-1940 -- Drama
  • Parent and adult child -- Japan -- Drama
  • Parent and child -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Restaurants -- Japan -- Drama
  • Self-sacrifice -- Drama
  • Suburban life -- Japan -- Drama
  • Unemployed -- Japan -- Drama
  • Unemployment -- United States -- Drama
  • Widows -- Japan -- Drama
  • Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 1930-1940 -- Drama
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