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Kultura mieszkania w Japonii – trzy obrazy
Culture of Living in Japan – Three Pictures

Author(s): Weronika Szulik
Subject(s): Cultural history, Architecture, Sociology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Japan; Like Father; Like Son; Rent a Cat; My Neighbour Totoro; flat; film
Summary/Abstract: The article analyses three films "Like Father, Like Son" (2013), "Rent a Cat" (2012) and" My Neighbour Totoro" (1988) which depict various pictures of the housing culture in Japan reflecting the dynamics of transformations of contemporary society – both the patriarchal model ("Like Father", "Like Son") and its crisis ("Rent a Cat"). Moreover, one of them reveals longing for the time of harmony between man and nature ("My Neighbour Totoro").

  • Page Range: 35-47
  • Page Count: 13
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish