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    • <i>Monthly Classics</i><br>NO BORDERS, NO LIMITS: 1960s Nikkatsu Action Cinema
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      Monthly Classics
      NO BORDERS, NO LIMITS: 1960s Nikkatsu Action Cinema

      Thursday, December 20, 2007

      Presented for the first time in the U.S. with new digital subtitles, the series explores the golden age of the Nikkatsu studio (Japan's oldest film studio), with eight stylized action films. Influenced by Hollywood and the Nouvelle Vague, these films reflect the Westernization that swept away old values, while teaching an entire generation a new Japanese meaning of cool.

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    • Nikkatsu Action Film Posters
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      Nikkatsu Action Film Posters

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      The design of the posters from this 1960s action genre evoke the films' cool aesthetic and unique sense of style with graffiti-like lettering and action-packed photography.

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