Fresh from Japan : Metropolis and Millennium Actress
Martín Alegre, Sara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Filologia Anglesa i de Germanística)

Date: 2001
Abstract: The International Film Festival of Catalunya (October 4 -13) held at Sitges - the charming seaside village just south of Barcelona, infused with life from the international gay community - this year again presented a mix of mainstream and fantastic film. (The festival's original title was Festival of Fantastic Cinema. ) The more mainstream section (called Gran Angular) showed 12 films only as opposed to the large offering of 27 films in the Fantastic section, evidence that this genre still predominates even though it is no longer exclusive. Japan made a big showing this year in both categories. Two feature-length animated films caught the attention of Sara Martin, an English literature teacher at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and anime fan, who reports here on the latest offerings by two of Japan's most outstanding anime film makers, and gives us both a wee history and future glimpse of the anime genre - it's sure not kids' stuff and it's not always pretty.
Rights: Tots els drets reservats.
Language: Català.
Document: review ; ressenya ; publishedVersion
Subject: Dibuixos animats ; Japó
Published in: The Barcelona Review, Num. 27 (Dec 2001)

7 p, 125.0 KB

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