The Cinema of Gosho Heinosuke: Laughter Through Tears

The Cinema of Gosho Heinosuke: Laughter Through Tears

by ArthurJr. Nolletti


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253217257
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Arthur Nolletti, Jr. is Professor of English at Framingham State College. He is editor of The Films of Fred Zinnemann, co-editor of Reframing Japanese Cinema (Indiana University Press, 1992), and author of numerous articles on film.

Table of Contents

1. Gosho and Shomin Comedy in the 1930s
2. Dancing Girl of Izu (1933) and the Junbungaku Movement
3. Woman of the Mist (1936): Blending the Shomin-geki, Shitamachi, and Romantic Melodrama
4. Once More (1947) and Gosho's Romanticism in the Early Occupation Period
5. Where Chimneys Are Seen (1953): A New Kind of Shomin-geki
6. An Inn at Osaka (1954): Money, Democracy, and Limited Knowledge
7. Growing Up (1955): Adapting the Meiji-mono, Reconfiguring the Shomin-geki
8. The Late 1950s: New Challenges and the Quest to Create
9. Gosho in the 1960s: Changing Times, Undiminished Mastery
Appendix: Three Films
Filmography: Gosho Heinosuke
Selected Bibliography

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