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<i>Ninjo kamifusen (Humanity and Paper Balloon)</i>. 1937. Japan. Directed by Sadao Yamanaka
  • Humanity and Paper Balloon

    1937. Japan. Sadao Yamanaka. 86 min.

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Humanity and Paper Balloon

    1937. Japan. Directed by Sadao Yamanaka. Cinematography by Akira Mimura. This jidaigeki uses the highly atmospheric deep focus photography emblematic of Mimura’s mentor, Gregg Toland, who achieved brilliant results with John Ford and Orson Welles. Print courtesy of the National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. In Japanese; English subtitles. 86 min.

In the Film exhibition The Aesthetics of Shadow, Part 1: Japan

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