Hottentot Apron – a Sketch (2006)

(HD/1:1.33/col/70min/no dialogue)

A visual poem that omits dialogue entirely in depicting a young woman’s emotional journey. One day, a girl with an ugly birthmark hidden away on her body spots a flute-playing man whose face is concealed by a grey hood. As if drawn by the sound of his flute, she wanders through a forest to a house where she finds a doll that bears the same birthmark as hers.

CAST: Hiroko Akune

Cinematography: Kei Shichiri / Tetsuya Takahashi
Music: Hidetoshi Takumi
Doll artist: Mari Shimizu

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