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JPST 354: Introduction to Japanese Cinema

Finding Books

Browse the results list of your keyword search and look at the full records to see the subject headings assigned for relevant titles. Note that the results are sorted by relevance. You can change the results to sort by date, author, or title. Click on the subject headings to find more books on your topic.  

Some examples of subject headings to search for finding books on Japanese films:

Motion picture industry--Japan. 
Motion pictures--Japan. 
Motion picture producers and directors--Japan. 
Japan--In motion pictures. 
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Mass media--Japan.

After you find a relevant book on your topic, you can also browse the catalogue by the Library of Congress call numbers to find more titles.

You can also search by film titles:

  • Rashomon
  • Ugetsu
  • Ohayou
  • Insect Woman
  • Hana-bi
  • Sway
  • Shoplifters