Reigniting Japanese Tradition with "Hana-Bi"

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Abstract

This article interrogates Kitano "Beat" Takeshi's "Hana-Bi" ("Fireworks", 1997) for its appropriation of traditional Japanese iconography and its insertion into a global marketplace for Asian auteur-gangster films.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-80
Number of pages26
JournalCinema Journal
Volume40
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Japanese culture
  • Globalization
  • Film festivals
  • Movies
  • Film criticism
  • Stereotypes
  • Orientalism
  • National identity

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