Nihon Eiga no hon
jasper_sharp at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 25 06:39:55 EDT 2001
I'm sure Mark Schilling is far to modest to mention this himself, but his
CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CINEMA is a very complete, readable and interesting
guide to all Japanese films released in the 90s, and is pretty much
invaluable for modern stuff, even though lot of the films have never been
released outside of Japan.
For general background, there's a great French writer called Max Tessier who
covers a lot of ground not covered in English language sources. Actually,
from my own reserch I've discovered that there's almost more stuff out there
in French than in English.
Anyway, I think we successfully came to the conclusion last week that
Weisser's 'Essential Encyclopdeia' series are neither Essential nor
And there's a certain website...
Midnight Eye: Cult Japan Cinema
>Can anyone give me the essential books about japanese cinema that should be
>in one's private library (apart from Donald Richie's)?
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