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Author Miyao, Daisuke, author.

Title The aesthetics of shadow : lighting and Japanese cinema / Daisuke Miyao
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xi, 381 pages) : illustrations
Contents What is the aesthetics of shadow? -- Lighting and capitalist-industrial modernity : Shochiku and Hollywood -- Flashes of the sword and the star : Shochiku and Jidaigeki -- Street films : Shochiku and Germany -- The aesthetics of shadow : Shochiku, Toho, and Japan -- The cinematography of Miyagawa Kazuo
Summary By exploring the ""aesthetics of shadow"" in Japanese cinema in the first half of the twentieth century and treating cinematographers and lighting designers as essential collaborators in moviemaking, Daisuke Miyao reinterprets Japanese film history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-364) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
SUBJECT Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha fast
Subject Motion picture industry -- Japan -- History
Cinematography -- Lighting.
Cinematographers -- Japan
Culture in motion pictures.
ART -- Film & Video.
PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- Cinematography & Videography.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
Cinematography -- Lighting
Culture in motion pictures
Motion picture industry
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822399660