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Suijun Genten

Yoshiro Ishihara (1915–1977), who burst upon the scene of Japanese modern poetry in the mid-1950s, is now remembered as a “poet of silence.” He said “A poem is an impulse to resist writing.”

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This film is an attempt to seek out the landscape from Yoshiro Ishihara's poem.




Copyright © 2015 Ryo Orikasa

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