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Book-Paper-Scissors

Nobuyoshi KIKUCHI has devoted his life to books. Over the course of his career, he has designed more than 15,000 book covers. Even in the digital age, he still works with a ruler, scissors, and pencils, creating unique fonts, and being meticulous about the properties of the chosen paper. He enjoys the personal exchange with authors, a good cup of coffee, and a stroll through the flea market. Nanako HIROSE presents a fascinating portrait of a seemingly old-fashioned personality – but maybe it is exactly this kind of personality which can give an inspiration to reflect on the really valuable things in life? (Synopsis from Nippon Connection)

『つつんで、ひらいて』
Film Festivals (selected): Nippon Connection, Japan Cuts
Available to stream on (subject to change): n/a


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Director

Nanako Hirose