Genealogy (Jokbo, 1979)

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

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  • Figure 0.7. Many Korean films use the hangul for “end” (끝) rather than the Chinese character. This is from Genealogy (Jokbo, 1979) by Im Kwon-taek, one of the directors in Asia that deeply cared about the calligraphy in his films.