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Shomyo

Japon. Shomyo : psalmodie bouddhique

1979
France
52'
Documentary
Col.

Benoît Jacquot films the teaching of Shomyo in a Japanese monastery and cinematographically adopts the tempo of this chanted psalmody that accompanies the monastic liturgy of Tantric Buddhism.

Screenplay
Benoit Jacquot
Production
TF1, SFP

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