Films cited

The family name of directors is in all capital letters. The order follows East Asian tradition when the director is based in East Asia, Western order when the director based in regions where it is the custom to list the family name last, or the order that the director regularly prefers.

3-Iron (Bin-jip). Directed by KIM Ki-duk. Big Blue Films, 2004.

5 Centimeters Per Second (Byosoku go senchimetoru). Directed by SHINKAI Makoto. Tokyo: CoMix Wave, Inc. 2007.

2046 (2046). Directed by WANG Kar-wai. Hong Kong: Mei Ah Entertainment, 2004.

Chunhyang (Chunhyangjeon). Directed by IM Kwan-taek. South Korea: CJ Entertainment, 2000.

Dolls (Doruzu). Directed by Takeshi (“Beat”) KITANO. Tokyo: Bandai Visual, and others, 2002.


L for Love L for Lies (Wo de zui ai). Directed by KONG Patrick. 2008.

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu). Directed by ZHANG Yimou. Hong Kong: Edko Films, 2004.


My Sassy Girl (Yeopgijeogin geunyeo). Directed by KWAK Jae-yong. Seoul: Cinema Service, 2001.

Norwegian Wood (Noruwei no mori). Directed by TRAN Anh Hung. Tokyo: Toho (Japan), 2010.

Orbit Ever After. Directed by Jamie Magnus STONE. British Film Institute: 2014.

Patriotism (Yukoku). Directed by MISHIMA Yukio and DOMOTO Masaki. Tokyo: Japan Art Theater Guild, 1966.

Tokyo Sonata (Tokyo Sonata). Directed by KUROSAWA Kiyoshi. Tokyo: Django Film, 2008.

William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet. Directed by Baz LUHRMANN. Los Angeles, 1996.

Your Name (Kimi no na ha). Directed by SHINKAI Makoto. Tokyo: Toho (Japan), 2016.


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