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The Films of Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Master of Fear

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Here is the first book in English about Japan’s modern master of fear and horror. The book traces Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s humble beginning in the pink film industry through his evolution into yakuza movie director and the celebrated filmmaker of gripping works like Cure and Pulse. Included are essays on twenty-five films, a filmography, and a sit-down interview. An excellent gu...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Stone Bridge Press (first published June 30th 2007)
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"Greg Adkins"
I love the fact that this book exists, and it's reasonably thorough. I don't agree with a lot of the author's conclusions, though, and find his analysis of Kurosawa's films to be pretty shallow for the most part.
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