The Book of the Dead (2006)

Director
Kihachiro Kawamoto

Main cast
Kyôko Kishida; Tetsuko Kuroyanagi; Rie Miyazawa

Genres
Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance, Foreign

Description
The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. While gazing out her window one late afternoon, the setting sun creates a vision of a holy figure in the distant mountains.


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