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The Pillow Book

Cast
Vivian Wu, Yoshi Oida
Released
1996
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Nagiko: "If writing did not exist, what terrible depressions we should suffer." (0:16)

Nagiko calls her husband, "Idiot." (0:26)

Nagiko: "I employed a calligrapher with an obsession for mathematics." (0:38)

Jerome asks Nagiko, "There are so many publishers in the world. Why worry about this one?" (1:07)

Title: "THE BOOK OF THE IDIOT" (1:15)

Title: "THE BOOK OF IMPOTENCE" (1:16)

A woman renders the man unconscious with a blow to the head. (1:17)

"THE BOOK OF THE EXHIBITIONIST" (1:18)

Jerome repeatedly takes pills, eventually appearing intoxicated.. (1:24)

Nagiko reacts to Jerome’s apparent death. (1:29)

Burial of Jerome (1:31)

Jerome’s mother tells Nagiko, "Jerome was dyslexic until he was twelve..." (1:32)

Hoki asks Jerome’s publisher lover, "Did you know he died on Saturday?" (1:34)

The publisher calls the clerk, "Idiot." (1:45)

The publisher has a man kill him by cutting his throat with a razor. (1:57)