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Thus Another Day in 1959 Tokyo

Thus Another Day in 1959 Tokyo

Originally posted on the tokyo files archives 東京ファイル:
Keisuke Kinoshita 木下惠介 was a wonderful filmmaker. In the half-dozen films of his I’ve seen, he creates an effective balance between humor and sadness, optimism and cynicism. Visually, his use of real-world locations provides a rich visual library of what Tokyo and Japan looked like in the 1940’s, 50’s, and 60’s. In The Eternal…


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