Japanese Acquisitions during December 2018

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Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Daiei Kabushiki Kaisha ; kantoku, kyakuhon Kurosawa Kiyoshi
Los Angeles, CA : Magnolia Home Entertainment, ©2005
Japanese university students investigate a series of suicides linked to an Internet Web cam that promises visitors the chance to interact with the dead.
On Reserve at Jones Media PN1997.2 .K347 2005

Daiē Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; seisaku, Nagata Masaichi ; kyakuhon, Kawatuchi Matsutarō, Yoda Yoshikata ; kantoku, Mizoguchi Kenji
New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2017]
[disc 1]. Ugetsu [and special features] -- [disc 2]. Aru eiga kantoku no shōgai : shikaban = Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director.

"By the time he made Ugetsu, Kenji Mizoguchi was already an elder statesman of Japanese cinema, fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and other younger directors of a younger generation. And with this exquisite ghost story, a fatalistic wartime tragedy derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, he created a touchstone of his art, his long takes and sweeping camera guiding the viewer through a delirious narrative about two villagers whose pursuit of fame and fortune leads them far astray from their loyal wives. Moving between the terrestrial and the otherworldly, Ugetsu reveals essential truths about the ravages of war, the plight of women, and the pride of men"--Container.
On Reserve at Jones Media 21887

描かれた都市と建築 / 並木誠士編 = Drawn architecture and urbanism / edited by Namiki Seishi
Kyōto-shi : Shōwadō, 2017
Baker Berry Japan ND1410 .E33 2017