Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara

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DVD - 2007 | Japanese
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"Teshigahara and Abe" is about the collaboration between director Hiroshi Teshigahara and author/screenwriter Kōbō Abe, which includes exclusive video interviews with film programmer and professor Richard Peña, Japanese-film scholars Donald Richie and Tadao Sato, set designer Arata Isozaki, screenwriter John Nathan, and producer Noriko Nomura; "Hokusai" explores the work of wood-block artist Katsushika Hokusai; "Ikebana" is a documentary about the Sogetsu School, originally renowned for its instruction in the art of flower arranging, and its founder and grand master, his father, Sofu Teshigahara; "Tokyo 1958" is a portrait of the people and culture; and "Ako,", a film depicting one night in the life of a young girl and her rowdy friends, was commissioned by the National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007.
ISBN: 9781934121672
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (152 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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