Japanese film analysis essay Pick one Japan-related film and explain why you selected the film for your final essay. In particular, discuss the styles and the themes of the film in relation to the historical context behind the film. It is a good idea to pick a few scenes from the film and discuss functions of shots, editing, lighting, and sound in the scene. Discuss those scenes and their styles in terms of the historical context.
PLEASE do NOT pick Shall We Dance?, Blind Swardsman Zatoichi, Rashomon, Ugetsu, Tokyo Story, Giants and Toys, Swallowtail Butterfly, and Princess Mononoke.
Japanese film analysis essay
PLEASE pick the movie based on one of the following themes: Language of Cinema, Jidaigeki Sword Films in the 1920s-45, The Post-WWII Occupation in 1945-52, The Golden Age of Japanese Cinema in the 1950s, The Post War Years Are No Longer: Economic Miracle and the Japanese New Wave in the Late 1950s-60s, The Age of Multimedia (1970s-90s), and Anime.