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Recognizing 'Others' in a New Japanese Cinema
Japan Foundation Newsletter (2002)
  • Aaron Gerow
An introduction to Japanese cinema of the 1990s, concentrating on how it depicts the minorities or "others" of Japanese society, from ethnic and sexual minorities to ghosts and monsters, and how they help understand new conceptions of self. Filmmakers discussed include Aoyama Shinji, Suwa Nobuhiro, Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Kawase Naomi, Hashiguchi Ryosuke, Miike Takashi, etc.
  • Japanese cinema,
  • Japanese film,
  • minorities
Publication Date
January, 2002
Citation Information
Aaron Gerow. "Recognizing 'Others' in a New Japanese Cinema" Japan Foundation Newsletter Vol. 29 Iss. 2 (2002) p. 1 - 6
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