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Orientalism in title design

by Critical Commons Manager

Maurice Binder's title sequence for You Only Live Twice features the franchise's characteristic high contrast graphics and outlines of female bodies with an Orientalist motif to set up a narrative that takes place largely in Japan.

Title sequence for You Only Live Twice

A high contrast, orientalist title design sequence by Maurice Binder opens the fifth cinematic adaptation of the James Bond series

from You Only Live Twice (1967)
Creator: Maurice Binder
Posted by Critical Commons Manager