Calligraphic ornaments in City of Sadness

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

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  • Asian Studies
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  • Figure 5.4. Calligraphic ornaments help the viewer navigate Hou’s narrative space. This pan from left to right finally stitches together the till-then disconnected spaces of the lobby.