Everything Visible is Empty (Shiki soku zeku, 1975)

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

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  • Asian Studies
  • Media Studies
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  • Figure 2.17. Everything Visible Is Empty (Shiki soku zeku, 1975) is an experimental film copying and performing the Heart Sutra. The calligraphy is by director Matsumoto Toshio himself. Matsumoto organized each shot placement using the color-coded score above the image. Courtesy of Matsumoto Toshio.