The Stonecutter

United States, 1965

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:06:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34765

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Avarice

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Folk literature, Japanese

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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