Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of Global Tourism, Faculty of Global Engagement
   Position   Professor
Language Japanese
Publication Date 2014/01
Type Academic Paper
Peer Review Peer reviewed
Title Films on Dementia: Isolated, Alienated and Invisible Patients, Caregivers and Women
Contribution Type Single author
Journal Kenkyu Ronso, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Journal TypeJapan
Volume, Issue, Page pp.197-209
Total page number 80
Details Some film makers in the US have started making movies dealing with the problems surrounding dementia. However, the movies still fail to portray the realities of people living with dementia and the people who surround them. The patients as well as their caregivers are isolated, alienated and invisible in these movies. This paper examined some of the Japanese films and the US films and compared how portray the people.