Japan as seen by Yamada Yōji A book by Claude Leblanc 13.5 x 3.5 x 21cm | 752 pages Ilyfunet editions
Japan's most popular filmmaker, Yamada Yôji remains largely unknown in France. Author of nearly 90 films, crowned with multiple prizes in his country, nominated for the Oscar for best foreign film, awarded at the Berlinale, he has built a rich and varied body of work around a methodical exploration of the Japanese soul. whose strengths and weaknesses he identified.
In this 752-page book which evokes the life and filmography of this monument of Japanese cinema, those curious about Japan will be able to discover it from angles as original as they are enriching. Fruit of several years of work, this book will delight all lovers of Japan and its cinema.