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The Pillow Book


[[Performer~P92456~Peter Greenaway~petergreenaway]] directed this elliptical and visually intricate tale of the far side of erotic and intellectual attraction. As a girl, Nagiko would receive a special gift each year from her father: a calligrapher ([[Performer~P53837~Ken Ogata~kenogata]]) who would carefully paint a poem on her face, as her aunt ([[Performer~P263234~Hideko Yoshida~hidekoyoshida]]) read aloud from The Pillow Book, a classic Japanese text on the art of love. As Nagiko...more

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64 out of 100 Metascore®

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