Why we love (Asian) films. Here’s a story we’d like to share with you!
// Also available in French Japanese director Takashi Miike said it could be interesting to try to make films the way they used to be made. Meaning, real movies, not tasteless TV films. That’s precisely what’s striking with his version of Thirteen Assassins, he was actually trying to recreate, with his personal touch, some of […]
Although described as a mere copy of Kurosawa’s masterpiece Seven Samurai by critics when released in Japan, Eiichi Kudo’s Thirteen Assassins proves to be nothing less than one of the top ‘cruel jidaigeki’ made during the ’60s. A realistic and violent tragedy mocking the rules of the feudal society.
This review made me remember how director Eiichi Kudo suggests us ideas via his camera/editing. The kind of things so obvious we don’t really see them!! Let’s take this example: