Monday, August 27, 2007

Waiting on the Weather reviewed on Midnight Eye

Tom Mes, co-author of The Midnight Eye Guide to New Japanese Film, recently reviewed Teruyo Nogami's Waiting on the Weather: Making Movies with Akira Kurosawa for the Midnight Eye website, writing:

The main focus here is Kurosawa, and Nogami humanizes him like no one has so far managed to do in a book in the English language. An artist who has come to be seen as monumental and monolithic could not wish for a greater favour. For any fan of Japanese cinema, and not just those of Kurosawa, Nogami's delightful memoirs are a genuine treasure trove.
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