Category Archives: my favorite films

re “Under the Sun” (a film about North Korea)

  Last month, I saw Under the Sun (2015) a documentary film about North Korea, five times within a period of a few days! Each time I went back I saw something I had missed. The film, in Korean, was … Continue reading

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“On Aesthetic and Cultural Appreciation of Literature and Film, and My Favorite Directors” (小津安二郎は日本の映画監督・脚本家)

    A full downloadable Word document is below.     *****************************************************   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.)     Roger W. Smith “On Aesthetic and Cultural Appreciation of Literature and … Continue reading

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