The Two faces of Japan

Japan, 1962

Film
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A documentary of social, political and economic life in Japan today. Interviews the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr Ikeda and the late Leader of the Opposition, who was tragically assassinated a few days later. Gives insight into the conflicting influences of East and West in studies of the daily lives of four typical Japanese - a fashion model, a university student, a skilled worker in the Kobe Kawasaka Dockyard, and an Osaka suburban housewife.

Credits

production company

Associated-Rediffusion

Intertel

Duration

00:51:28:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013710

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Culture diffusion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → East and west

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → East and west

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Japan

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture diffusion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → East and west

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social structure - Japan

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Japan - Civilization - American influences

Short films

Short films → Short films - Japan

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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