New Query Re Japanese Film Financing System(s)

Kevin Heffernan monraktransistor at
Sun Sep 18 21:05:36 EDT 2005

Pardon my obtuseness on this topic, Don, but do I
understand correctly that MOVIE WARS is published by
NKS in English?  I have been unable to locate it on
amazon japan or through some of the other channels. 
This would get bumped way up to the top of my reading
list, with apologies to many of my favorite writers
who post regularly to this server.


--- Don Brown <the8thsamurai at> wrote:

> Sento Takenori's "Movie Wars"(published by Nikkei
> Keizai Shinbunsha under 
> their Nikkei Bijinesu-jin Bunko imprint) offers one
> producer's  perspective 
> on Japanese filmmaking in the 1990s. Definitely a
> good general source.
> Don Brown
> >From: Michael McCaskey <mccaskem at>
> >Reply-To: KineJapan at
> >To: kinejapan at
> >Subject: New Query Re Japanese Film Financing
> System(s)
> >Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 08:53:15 -0400
> >
> >At a lecture I gave yesterday a student asked about
> information sources 
> concerning the current state of the Japanese film
> industry from the 
> perspective of financing, and about the business
> side of Japanese film in 
> general. I suggested "The Flash of Capital," but
> upon looking at my copy at 
> home last night, it seems to be more of a
> large-scale in-depth historical 
> study--not precisely what the student was asking
> about.
> >
> >There are many postings on this list dealing with
> the business side of the 
> Japanese film industry, but is there a book or
> article(s) about this in 
> English that you all might recommend?
> >
> >Many Thanks,
> >
> >Michael McCaskey
> >Georgetown Univ.
> >
> >
> >

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