AGITATOR THE CINEMA OF TAKASHI MIIKE PDF

From outrageous flavour of the month to respected modern master - Takashi Miike's rise to fame has been stellar. The former bad boy of Japanese film is now a regular at the world's most prestigious film festivals. Re-Agitator is a brand new book from Tom Mes, whose groundbreaking Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike helped shape this filmmaker's international career. Mes has been along for the ride ever since Audition turned heads and stomachs at the turn of the millennium.

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Fab Press, , pp. Instead he had themes and concerns that carried over from film to film, as well as an immediately recognizable style full of brio and invention, however patchy its execution. This view of Miike as respect-worthy auteur has since been validated, if his many festival invitations and honors are anything to go by. Also, his status in the Japanese film world has risen from go-to guy for straight-to-video quickies which nonetheless include some of his best films to sought-after maker of big-budget commercial projects.

Issued in hardcover and lavishly illustrated with color stills and set photos, it is clearly for hardcore Miike fans, with of the 1, first-edition copies signed by Miike himself. Also, the entries include not only reviews for MidnightEye. This is the nature of the beast, DVD makers being understandably reluctant to pay for negative appraisals of their product. In addition to the critiques of individual films, there is a wealth of information about all things Miike in the book, presented without a trace of academic jargon, but with an expertise born of long study and personal acquaintance with the director.

Of particular interest is a meticulously researched essay on the V-Cinema straight-to-video industry that arose in the s and gave Miike and other talented young filmmakers opportunities to experiment freely within genre labels. Japanese cinema , Takashi Miike , Japanese directors. Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site.

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Fab Press, , pp. Instead he had themes and concerns that carried over from film to film, as well as an immediately recognizable style full of brio and invention, however patchy its execution. This view of Miike as respect-worthy auteur has since been validated, if his many festival invitations and honors are anything to go by. Also, his status in the Japanese film world has risen from go-to guy for straight-to-video quickies which nonetheless include some of his best films to sought-after maker of big-budget commercial projects.

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Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike

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