A message from prison in City of Sadness

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

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  • Figure 5.6. A message from prison: “Father is innocent. You have to live with dignity”—scrawled on cloth instead of paper, inscribed with the husband’s finger instead of a brush, and not in ink but rather his own blood.