Yoru no Hi

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Synonyms: Night Lamp, Night Lights
Japanese: 夜の灯


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 2005
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Source: Unknown
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 3 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 4.691 (scored by 884884 users)
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Ranked: #129272
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Popularity: #11567
Members: 1,612
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The rooftops of a darkened city, a couple walking by a lone streetlight on an otherwise darkened street, an old man rocking in a creaky chair in the corner of a room lit only by the moon or the streetlight entering through the window.

(Source: Nishikata Film Review)


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Shiroki, Saori


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Sep 30, 2016
I first went into this expecting it to be the typical shounen anime, with an OP MC focusing more on tropes such as friendship instead of actual character development. I was disappointed to find that I was right. Despite the unusual art style, DO NOT BE FOOLED. Art is a good thing, but not all is as innocent as fans would have others believe. The movie focuses on the image of a moth, which according to my extensive research symbolizes unsettling things such as Shadows and Otherworldliness. Our overpowered main character (who we will refer to as "The Old Man") is slowly corrupted by the ...
May 28, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Another Shiroki Saori oil painting on glass short, this one being the shortest available on MAL and perhaps the simplest. It's more of a vignette than a story—an interesting, even somewhat ordinary scene, portrayed with nightmarish aesthetics and atmosphere. This is like a ghastly horror film in sound and image, but nothing horrible happens. I suppose Saori just has a knack for darker moods. The technique is, again, beautiful, and the scene is strongly executed. The moth flying around, its shadow cast, reflected in the eyes, and the harsh light is all wonderful. The stark chiaroscuro of the scene and the minimal lighting render this ...
May 30, 2017
Rate a 4
English dubbed
Genre:art film
Special Note: The only reason this film is marked as english audio or dubbed in this case is because of background chatter of a couple seconds of radio. Aside from that there was no spoken words or subtitles.

Unclear. Going from the art you see no color aside from black and white. Which one might dismiss to be an old film but they would be wrong. Instead the black and white concept was used in effort to produce a gloomy outlook. As for the art style it was mostly uncut drawings back to back. I say uncut because you can in a ...

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