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DVD002654

White Calligraphy

Iimura, Takahiko. Japan. 1967.

Title:
White Calligraphy
Found on compilation title:
The Collected Films Of Takahiko Iimura: No. 1
Director:
Iimura, Takahiko
Country:
Japan
Year:
1967
Description:
DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Short.   11 minutes.   b/w.   silent - no soundtrack.   fullscreen
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde
Notes:
A film featuring calligraphy scratched directly on black film, with one character in every frame. The characters are taken from the famous 8th Century story of Kojiki. When projected, it is too fast to read, but creates an effect comparable to that of abstract line animation.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
IN