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The Book of the Dead 2005

  • Kihachiro Kawamoto
  • July 1, 2005
  • 70 mins
  • Japanese
  • Drama, Science Fiction, Romance, Anime
The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. While gazing out her window one late afternoon, the setting sun creates a vision of a holy figure in the distant mountains.


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