Uses original graphics and music to recount an ancient Japanese tale of envy and greed - the story of Tasaku, the stonecutter, who is granted his wishes to become a prince, the sun, a cloud, and finally a gigantic mountain. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)