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The Pillow Book - Region 2 DVD

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Description: Peter Greenaway (The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, Drowning by Numbers) continues to delight and disturb us with his talent for combining storytelling with optic artistry. The Pillow Book is divided into 10 chapters (consistent with Greenaway's love of numbers and lists) and is shot to be viewed like a book, complete with tantalising illustrations and footnotes (subtitles) and using television's "screen-in-screen" technology. As a child in Japan, Nagiko's father celebrates her birthday retelling the Japanese creation myth and writing on her flesh in beautiful calligraphy, while her aunt reads a list of &quot ... (more)
Manufacturer: Cinema Club
Release date: 16 June 2003
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5014138036829
Tags: Erotic (3), Death (2), Publishing House (2), Japan/UK/USA (2), Betrayal (2), Suicide (2), Bisexuality (2), Indie (2), Cult (2), Sodomy (2), Drama (2), Tokyo (2), Caligraphy (2), Art (2), Fetish (2), Beautiful Colors (2), Sex (2), Romance (2), Books (2), Photograpgy (1)
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