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Architecture and Gardens of Japan

Japan, 1963 (MIFF 1964, Sculpture)

Director: Rokuro Yoshida

A survey of the architecture of Japan from the Shrine of Ise in mythological times, through the Heian, Muromachi and Momoyama periods, to the intimate beauty of the Edo period.

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