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The Inland Sea (Criterion Collection)

The Inland Sea (Criterion Collection)

(4K Mastering, Restored, Special Edition, Widescreen)
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In 1971, author and film scholar Donald Richie published a poetic travelogue about his explorations of the islands of Japan's Inland Sea, recording his search for traces of a traditional way of life as well as his own journey of self-discovery. Twenty years later, filmmaker Lucille Carra undertook a parallel trip inspired by Richie's by-then-classic book, capturing images of hushed beauty and meeting people who still carried on the fading customs that Richie had observed. Interspersed with surprising detours a visit to a Frank Sinatra-loving monk, a leper colony, an ersatz temple of plywood and plaster and woven together by Richie's narration as well as a score by celebrated composer Toru Takemitsu, The Inland Sea is an eye-opening voyage and a profound meditation on what it means to be a foreigner.

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Title: The Inland Sea (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
Studio: Criterion
Attributes: 4K Mastering, Restored, Special Edition, Widescreen
Release Date: 13/08/2019
Media Format: Blu-ray
Rated: NR
UPC: 715515233217
Original Language: ENG, JAP
Subtitles: ENG
Run Time: 56 minutes
Year of Release: 1991

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