11:25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate, 11・25自決の日 三島由紀夫と若者たち 11.25, Jiketsu no hi: Mishima Yukio to wakamonotachi Image 1

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

  • Above the bold, yellow subtitle is the film's title in blood-red calligraphy. The middle word, 自決 (commit suicide) features spattered ink mimicing a splash of blood. The film depicts the seppuku and beheading of novelist Mishima Yukio. Note that the two "ones" in the date are perfect renditions of the Chinese character for "one," only sideways.
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  • Asian Studies
  • Media Studies
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