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Title Tatsumi [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : KimStim : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 96 min.)) : sd., col.
Series The KimStim collection
KimStim collection.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Eric Khoo.
Performer Voices: Tetsuya Bessho, Yoshihiro Tatsumi.
Summary Tatsumi celebrates the life and work of Yoshihiro Tatsumi-a manga pioneer who transformed the genre with cinematic inspiration and psychological depth. His youthful passion for comics blossomed into a means to support his family in postwar Osaka-but he became tired of producing whimsical children's tales. In 1957 Tatsumi redefined the manga landscape with an adult-oriented genre that grappled with the darker aspects of Japanese life, which he called gekiga (dramatic pictures). In Tatsumi, Singaporean filmmaker and former comic artist Eric Khoo (Be With Me) brings Tatsumi's 2010 graphic memoir A Drifting Life and five of his classic stories to vivid, stunning life. An inventive animated tribute to a groundbreaking artist, the film is as gorgeous, shocking and darkly funny as the works themselves.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 -- Drama.
Cartoonists -- Japan -- Biography -- Drama.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945- -- Drama.
Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015 -- Film adaptations.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan.
Added Author Khoo, Eric, 1965- film director, film producer.
Tan, Fong Cheng, film producer.
Mitchell, Phil, 1962- film producer.
Yeo, Freddie, film producer.
Sinaulan, Esaf Andreas.
Bessho, Tetsuya, 1965- voice actor.
Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015, voice actor.
Khoo, Christopher, composer (expression)
Sham, Christine, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Tatsumi, Yoshihiro, 1935-2015. Gekiga hyōryū.
hoopla digital.
Music No. MWT11528329
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