30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Based on the Noh play Motomezuka- the Seeker’s Mound, this tells the story of a young woman named Unai-Otome who is loved by two men. Not knowing which to choose, in anguish, she chose death.
This film is like an animated japanese print, simple and beautiful, serene even in its nightmarish moments. And i don't know what kind of lens they used on the camera but it produced wonderful blurry effects, enhancing the dreamy feel of the film.
takemitsu's music, among his best ever
watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np6w1yGQCZo&feature=related
I just love this.