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Mrs Miniver

    I recently saw the American film (which I had always assumed, mistakenly, was English) Mrs Miniver (1942) on television. I have seen it many times. The film, as described in a Wikipedia entry, “shows how the life of … Continue reading

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Jean Renoir

    In a previous post of mine   “on aesthetic and cultural appreciation of literature and film; my favorite directors” https://rogersgleanings.com/2017/09/15/on-aesthetic-and-cultural-appreciation-of-literature-and-film-my-favorite-directors/   I discussed two of my favorite directors: Yasujirō Ozu and Robert Bresson. I would like to add a third … Continue reading

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on aesthetic and cultural appreciation of literature and film; my favorite directors (小津安二郎は日本の映画監督・脚本家)

      以下、このエッセイの日本語への翻訳の一部を参照してください。 (Japanese translation of my comments regarding the director Yasujirō Ozu is appended below.)     *****************************************************   on aesthetic and cultural appreciation of literature and film; my favorite directors (小津安二郎は日本の映画監督・脚本家) by Roger W. Smith     I … Continue reading

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