RE: RARA-AVIS: Hard-Boiled Japan

From: Mark Sullivan (DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net)
Date: 25 Jun 2009

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    Most Miike requires warning. Ichi the Killer's pretty harsh, too, though in a different way.

    > To: rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com
    > From: jchocking@yahoo.com
    > Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 17:35:34 -0700
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Hard-Boiled Japan
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    > I am no way squeamish when it comes to film.
    > But recommending Miike's Audition without fair warning is kinda wrong.
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    > --- On Thu, 6/25/09, Sean Shapiro <ssshapir@yahoo.com> wrote:
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    > From: Sean Shapiro <ssshapir@yahoo.com>
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Hard-Boiled Japan
    > To: rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com
    > Date: Thursday, June 25, 2009, 11:16 AM
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    > Although I watch a lot of Japanese crime flicks (Takeshi Kitano, Rokuro Mochizuki and Takeshi Miike are favourites, and Miike's Audition in particular) I havenít read all that much Japanese literature. One collection of stories which I did read and did enjoy was Seicho Matsumoto's 'The Voice.'
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    > If you like graphic novels you might want to check out: 'The Push Man and other Stories' and 'Abandon the Old in Tokyo' by Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Bleak, nourish tales of no hope lives.
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    > I also enjoy Edogawa Rampo (the name is a play on Edgar Allen Poe) but thatís a little closer to horror than to noir.
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    > Sean Shapiro
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    > From: J. Brown <shadowkobun@ yahoo.com>
    > To: rara-avis-l@ yahoogroups. com
    > Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2009 3:58:20 PM
    > Subject: RARA-AVIS: Hard-Boiled Japan
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    > Hi! Any favorite novels or stories set in Japan?
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    > Thanks!
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    > Take Care!
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    > Jeff
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