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Peter Grilli

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Kagemusha: From Painting to Film Pageantry
Kagemusha: From Painting to Film Pageantry

In the late 1970s, during the long years of waiting for international and domestic funding to come together to produce Kagemusha, Akira Kurosawa returned to the pastime of his youth—he painted. Working fast and furiously, each day turning out score…

By Peter Grilli

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The Spectral Landscape of Teshigahara,Abe, and Takemitsu

The names Hiroshi Teshigahara, Kobo Abe, and Toru Takemitsu loom large among Japanese intellectuals of the late twentieth century. Each in his own right was an artist of peculiar genius, each resisting easy classification in conventional categories:

By Peter Grilli