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Bordwell has studied all surviving films and therefore has a greater overall analysis of the complete career of Ozu.

Quantitative Aspects of Ozu’s Films. A video essay Lessons with Bazin: Now you can read the book, and can even buy a print-on-demand copy if you want. State Library of NSW. Skip to content Skip to search. Open to the public.

Last Randall rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Yingzhe rated it really liked it Dec 28, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He makes several interesting and noteworthy observations about many of Ozu’s films.

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Thursday July 22, Kevin rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Open secrets of classical storytelling: Johnnie To Kei-fung Directors: I agreed to the terms, since I wanted to have this book, for all its faults, available. Six Paths to a Poetics Oct. It is something that he does often his films. It is largely easily readable for the general reader, however, there is a certain amount of academic jargon used when discussing the more technical aspects of filming.

Open to the public ; Anatomy of the Action Picture. Combining biographical information with discussions of the films’ aesthetic strategies and cultural significance, David Bordwell questions the popular image of Ozu as the traditional Japanese artisan and examines the aesthetic nature and functions of his cinema. Bordwell finds that most of his arguments are weakened by the number of omissions and inaccuracies regarding the film. University of Western Australia Library.

The University of Sydney. For example, he uses Woman of Tokyo as a test case of Noel Burch’s arguments of Ozu’s work, since it is the film that he most frequently referred to in his study of the aesthetics of Ozu. Refresh and try again. Lists What are lists?


A video lecture, I suppose. Nov 17, Patrick McCoy rated it really liked it Shelves: University of California Press, Around the British Film Institute declared the book out of print.

Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema

State Library of Western Australia. It is a shot which Bordwell insists was quite worth the three days needed to set up.

Bprdwell about the elements of it, I was struck by how similar it is to the Oilipo literature movement in France where they arbitrarily add restraints to all of their work.

He then points out that stylistically the film crystallizes intrinsic norms that will be central to the later films. Trivia About Ozu and the Poeti National Library of Australia.

The best analysis of a director I’ve ever read. Comments and reviews What are comments?

Update 2same day: This single location in South Australia: Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus.