Ginpei from Koina (Koina no Ginpei, Yuki no Wataridori, 1934)

From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

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  • Figure 4.11. Calligraphic screens are relatively unusual in Japanese cinema. However, one scene in Ginpei from Koina (Koina no Ginpei, Yuki no Wataridori, 1934) has both, screens along the left edge and a massive scroll in the right-hand tokonoma.