Yasujirō Ozu

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  • Varda And Ozu Analysis

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    and Self-Service: Key Thoughts of Varda and Ozu A sound comparison one could make between Agnes Varda’s and Yasujiro Ozu’s masterpieces is that each presents a question key to feminist theory through the lives of their singular female protagonists: what is the effect of societal pressures on a woman finding her identity? As the titular character Cleo in Agnes Varnas’ Cleo a 5 de 7 rejects her role as an object of the public gaze, and Noriko of Yasujiro Ozu’s Late Spring grapples with her fate to

  • The Struggle In Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo Story

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    always be underestimated or beyond correct then the other. In Yasujiro Ozu’s film Tokyo Story we see constant clashing of the elderly and the youth. Ozu’s message of how the generations have changed is a way of him defining to us what the human struggle is. Due to the character’s actions in the way they treat each other we can pick up on the struggles that they are having and see the human struggle in the film. At the start of the film, Ozu shows us two of the main characters of the film; Shukichi

  • Realism In Still Walking

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    to anniversary of family’s dead son. In the Still Walking his style of portraying has similarity to Ozu’s way of family, people’s situation in life. Director Hirokazu Koreeda got his fame by people calling him new Yasujiro Ozu of the Japanese cinema. If we consider the importance of Ozu in Japanese Film history Koreeda’s fame would seem more considerable. Ozu’s film approach is among other two important Japanese director Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi most realist one if we could say. His materpiece

  • German Expressionism And German Expressionism

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    The movements of German Expressionism and Japanese pre-war cinema produced trends greatly influenced by its historical context. These contexts contributed to shaping their own stylistic styles captured throughout the theme, mise-en-scene, and cultural ideologies. Although these two movements occurred in fairly similar time periods, they both occurred in different parts of the world which had a fundamental role in generating key contrasts between these movements. Both occurring in pre-war periods

  • Film and Soviet Bloc Nations Essay

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    How did the Paramount decision of 1948 change the U.S. film industry? To what degree did the decision alter the way the industry did business? The Supreme Court ruled against the Hollywood’s monopoly of the film industry of the United States, directing that the production and distribution of movies be separated from movie exhibition practices. The ruling marked the death of studio era and led to numerous changes in film industry decades later. The paramount decision pushed the Twentieth century