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