- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: April 22, 2008
- Originally Released: 1968
- Label: Kimstim
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- (Unspecified) - Japanese
- Subtitles - English - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2008
"[D]azzling....The stories are exquisitely meditative, spiritual without being humorless, and oblique in ways that resonate..."
Japanese filmmaker Kihachiro Kawamoto is renowned for his inventive frame-by-frame style of animated short films, which use a variety of models, including puppets. This compilation includes the shorts "Farce Anthropo-Cynique" (with French dialogue), "Self-Portrait," "Kataku," "Dojoji," and two films featuring paper-cutout characters, "Oni" and "Shijin No Shogai."
Animated Characters |
Animated Worlds |