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THE RESTING BUDDHA AND THE LARK

Germany, 1985 (MIFF 1987, Japan - Through Other Eyes)

Director: Ulrich Herrmann, Hanno Baethe

A video documentation of a Japanese Butoh theatre ensemble from Kyoto. In 5 parts the Byakko-Sha (White Tiger) group display a powerful blend of explosive dynamism and magical tranquillity.

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