Kagemusha (1980)

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 1.12. Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kawabata Yasunari gifted his own calligraphy for the adaptation of Snow Country (Yukiguni, 1957). The two broad strokes framing character for “country” turn it into a closed, bounded space.