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Brotherdeacon's rating of the film Dojoji Temple

3 and one half mala beads. An effective use of storyboard action to tell an ancient tale of sensual passion, Buddhist forbearance and the demons which haunt us all. By using puppet animation, drawing animation, and a lively camera, Kihachiro Kawamoto has created a classical tale which emits otherworldly emotion into the hearts and perhaps souls of the audience. A delightful quality of storytelling skill.