By Stephen Prince
A Dream of Resistance is the 1st booklet in English to discover Kobayashi’s whole profession, from the early movies he made at Shochiku studio, to internationally-acclaimed masterpieces like The Human , Harakiri, and Samurai Rebellion, and directly to his ultimate paintings for NHK tv. heavily studying how Kobayashi’s upbringing and highbrow background formed the values of his paintings, Stephen Prince illuminates the political and spiritual dimensions of Kobayashi’s motion pictures, studying them as a prayer for peace in bothered instances. Prince attracts from a wealth of infrequent files, together with formerly untranslated interviews, fabric that Kobayashi wrote approximately his motion pictures, or even the younger director’s wartime diary. the result's an remarkable portrait of this singular filmmaker.
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A Dream of Resistance: The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki by Stephen Prince