My Floating World: Miyuki Tanobe

My Floating World: Miyuki Tanobe


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This documentary short is a portrait of Miyuki Tanobe, a Japanese painter who has chosen to make Québec her home. She works in the Nihonga style, applying centuries-old techniques to scenes drawn directly from the working-class neighborhoods of Montréal. The film records the progression of one of her paintings from preliminary sketch to completion.

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My Floating World: Miyuki Tanobe, Ian Rankin, Stephan Steinhouse & Marc F. Voizard, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Ian Rankin
    Stephan Steinhouse
    Marc F. Voizard
  • producer
    Andy Thomson
  • executive producer
    Peter Katadotis
  • camera
    Roger Rochat
  • sound
    Marie-Claude Bertrand
    Claude Lefebvre
    Joseph Champagne
  • editing
    Stephan Steinhouse
    Ian Rankin
  • music
    André Duchesne
    René Lussier

  • NFB_Moderator

    @annietime13--> He is not the same! He is much older.

    NFB_Moderator, 8 Jul 2015
  • annietime13

    Is the director the same man as the Author of the police novels centered in Edinborough?

    annietime13, 3 Jul 2015