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Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence

Jinhee Choi


Reorienting Ozu: A Master and His Influence offers new perspectives on Ozu Yasujiro and his influence on global art cinema directors. Ozu has been admired both by film scholars and filmmakers around the globe, having been at the center of significant scholarly debates, and being considered by many as a precursor of an aesthetic legacy and sensibility explored in the global art scene. By situating Ozu within the proper historical and discursive contexts, and thereby breaking with essentialist, traditionalist, and formalist readings of him, this volume helps to initiate a new theorizing and hist ... More

Keywords: Ozu Yasujiro, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Claire Denis, Wim Wenders, Kore-eda Hirokasu, Abbas Kiarostami, Ozuesque, sensibility, influence, Hasumi Shigehiko

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190254971
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190254971.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jinhee Choi, editor
Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, King's College, London