Humanity and Paper Balloons

Humanity and Paper Balloons (人情紙風船) Director: Sadao Yamanaka Written: Sintaro Mimura Country: Japan Year: 1937 Sadao Yamanaka Collection (3 Films) on Amazon. “Humanity and Paper Ballons” is a great example of jidaigeki genre, which depicts earlier periods of Japanese history, … Continue reading

Hayao Miyazaki "Princess Mononoke" poster

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke (もののけ姫) Director: Hayao Miyazaki Written: Hayao Miyazaki Country: Japan Year: 1997 “Princess Mononoke” on Amazon. Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli made Japanese animation (or anime) popular all around the world. Miyazaki tells complex stories though masterful imagery that encompasses … Continue reading