20% done with The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

When Mizoguchi says things like:

“When people concentrate on the idea of beauty they are, without realizing it, confronted with the darkest thoughts that exist in this world. That, I suppose, is how human beings are made”, you both understand him and not, too. He’s a fascinating character.

You can really feel whatever it is inside of him build in pressure. He’s terrifying in how real he is.

This is brilliant!