Film

Silence Has No Wings
FILM

Silence Has No Wings

(Tobenai chinmoku)
Saturday, February 21, 2009

Silence Has No Wings ©1966 Toho co., Ltd.

Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points.

1966, 100 min., 35mm, b&w. Directed by Kazuo Kuroki. With Mariko Kaga, Minoru Hiranaka and Shoichi Ozawa. Print courtesy of The National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo with permission from Toho Co., Ltd.

Read Silence Has No Wings article by Michael Raine


Part of the Globus Film Series:
Shinjuku Ecstasy:
Independent Films from the Art Theatre Guild of Japan


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