Have you wondered what happens when a famous actor shows off his tattoos in a movie? From tattoos to other non-physical forms such as posters, paintings, and other artwork onscreen – they all belong to artists who work tirelessly on their craft. But it is rare to give him credit for his work, especially when it adds meaning to a film.
One such rare example came recently when Netflix cat An actor’s tattoo artist is credited during the end credits of the film, Kotaku informed of.
‘Kate’ actor Miyavi’s tattoos feature in the film
cat is an action-thriller film about a killer Kate, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Based in Japan, Kate is on a final mission when she learns she has been poisoned. With 24 hours to live, cat Decides to find the person responsible for poisoning her and take revenge.
Jojima played by Miyavi is a gangster in the movie. Miyavi has several tattoos on her chest and back which are clearly displayed in the film. Furthermore, according to the Kotaku article, his portrayal is also used to emphasize his character as a gangster.
For her role in the film, Miyavi’s tattoos become the highlight of the character. They are not only visible but also get a lot of focus from the camera.
Tattoos also have a lot of personal significance for Miyavi
The two tattoos that stole the spotlight in the film were tattoos on his chest and back. On Miyavi’s chest is the word “Determination” written in Futaten script. The tattoo on Miyavi’s back is Heart Sutra.
The Heart Sutra is a widely known, taught, and studied form of Buddhism in East Asia. Although the intricacy of its characters makes it particularly difficult to write, let alone on the human body.
Miyavi’s tattoo has another personal significance. Another character representative of the actor’s father is engraved on the center of the thread. The overall design of the tattoo is intricate and it is very visible in the scene.
Even if for a while, Miyavi’s attention to tattoos easily makes her a key element in the film. Even though the tattoos are inscribed on Miyavi’s body, legally, they are still the property of the artist who drew them.
netflix cat Its credits include the tattoo artist of actor Miyavi.
Miyavi’s tattoo artist Kotaro Sato, Godzilla and ZZ Top are credited in the film with the image rights for the album cover.
Grateful for the filmmakers’ actions, Sato took to Twitter to thank Miyavi and the filmmakers.
He said, “I never requested him to give credit for each of my films. But he always showed my name when he showed our art in his films. I am happy to honor him. Thank you my bud,” wrote Sato .
Sato’s tweets indicate that Miyavi tries to get her credit in each of her films. It is a shining example of how actors can ensure that other actors get their due. Together cat, hopefully this is the beginning of a new practice among filmmakers to give credit to artists whose work appears in their films.
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