Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964): A Library of Compositions

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A beautiful succession of eight compositions by Director Kenji Misumi for Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964). A mother sings a haunting lullaby. Deep focus, mist, aerial perspective, rule of thirds mixed with centered subjects, diagonals, framing devices – a library of effects in one minute of film. This is how you build melancholy and tension.

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