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Khoo, Eric, 1965- (film director,, film producer.). Tan, Fong Cheng, (film producer.). Mitchell, Phil, 1962- (film producer.). Yeo, Freddie, (film producer.). Sinaulan, Esaf Andreas. (Added Author). Bessho, Tetsuya, 1965- (voice actor.). Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 (voice actor.). Khoo, Christopher, (composer.). Sham, Christine, (composer.). Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Gekiga hyōryū. (Added Author).
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KimStim collection.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : KimStim : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Eric Khoo.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Tetsuya Bessho, Yoshihiro Tatsumi.
Summary, etc.:
Tatsumi celebrates the life and work of Yoshihiro Tatsumi-a manga pioneer who transformed the genre with cinematic inspiration and psychological depth. His youthful passion for comics blossomed into a means to support his family in postwar Osaka-but he became tired of producing whimsical children's tales. In 1957 Tatsumi redefined the manga landscape with an adult-oriented genre that grappled with the darker aspects of Japanese life, which he called gekiga (dramatic pictures). In Tatsumi, Singaporean filmmaker and former comic artist Eric Khoo (Be With Me) brings Tatsumi's 2010 graphic memoir A Drifting Life and five of his classic stories to vivid, stunning life. An inventive animated tribute to a groundbreaking artist, the film is as gorgeous, shocking and darkly funny as the works themselves.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 > Drama.
Cartoonists > Japan > Biography > Drama.
Japan > Social conditions > 1945- > Drama.
Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 > Film adaptations.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Japan.

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