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Checklist for completion 1st Half Term 2017

  • significant note taking from film and written sources for Small Scale Research Project (10-15 meaningful sources found, key terms/concepts/theories/practitioners identified)
  • at least 2 drafts of Creative project (screenplay plus redraft screenplay or film treatment)
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Film review - 夜明け告げるルーのうた / Lu Over The Wall (Masaaki Yuasa, 2017)

Japanese anime? Quirky soundtrack? Human forms an unlikely bond with a fish person? Yes, it may look on the surface to be just like Hayao Miyazaki’s 2010 film ‘Ponyo’, but Masaaki Yuasa’s ‘Lu Over The Wall’, which received its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival this weekend, is far from a simple rip-off. 301 more words

Cinema

THE MOVIE CHALLENGES

PULSE

Japan, 2001

Before he worked in mainstream commercial cinema Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa made thirteen movies that went direct to video. Six of those movies were part of a series called… 1,542 more words

Classic Bit Review: Seven Samurai (1954)

Seven Samurai (1954), which is one of Kurosawa’s most recognisable films, and was a success in Japan and the West too as Seven Samurai… 695 more words

Bit Reviews

Oh Lucy! (2017) - the slow-motion roller-coaster ride of a Japanese middle-aged woman in search of love

Starring late 90s heartthrob Josh Hartnett, Oh Lucy! (2017, Japan) by Atsuko Hirayanagi is the tragic and farcical portrayal of Setsuko, a lonely office worker on the verge of a midlife crisis. 665 more words

Comedy

7. "Woman in the Dunes", Hiroshi Teshigahara (1964)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list

Woman in the Dunes aka 砂の女 or Suna no Onna

dir. Hiroshi Teshigahara, scr. Kobo Abe based on his novel  197 more words

Movies

Japanese film - MOURNING FOREST - issued as Dual Format Dvd/Blu Ray

THE MOURNING FOREST – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (12) 2007 JAPAN KAWASE, NAOMI DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £17.99
Young nurse Machiko, who works in a nursing and is grieving over the death of her child. 66 more words

Japanese Cinema