The Samurai Film

The Samurai Film : All New, Expanded and Revised Edition

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An illustrated edition of the guide to Samurai films deconstructs key aspects of the genre, from its focus on violence and death as a means of understanding life, to the symbolism of weapons, to the significance of key plot elements and motifs, in a volume complemented by filmographies, a glossary of Japanese terms, and a survey of Samurai history and myths. By the author of Film Noir.
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 205.7 x 256.5 x 27.9mm | 1,179.35g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 107 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1585675962
  • 9781585675968

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