Official Selection


Japan 2023
Duration: 02:53
Directed by: Ryotaro Miyajima
Screenplay: Ryotaro Miyajima
Animation: Ryotaro Miyajima
Technique: Ink on paper
Music: Takayuki Noami
Production/School: Makoto Doi
Dialogue language: No Dialogue

In the 19th century, a rice merchant encounters a mother who tries to buy rice in exchange for her own child's clothes. The merchant becomes Monk Seishin and relieves the islanders of Miyajima from poverty by digging wells and starting the wooden ladle industry.

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