Episode of Series “Journey into Japan”.
This program examines the fate of the Samurai (warrior class) when Japan modernised at the turn of the century. Keith Adam shows the making of one of the countless popular movies which recreates the Samurai and their era and postulates that the Samurai live on not only in films but also in the business and industrial life of Japan. Narrated by Keith Adam.
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Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Japan - History
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Japan - Social life and customs
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Samurai - Conduct of life
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel
Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Samurai - Conduct of life
Documentary → Documentary films - Australia
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Social conditions
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