Antology With Cranes

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2011, Japan
2 min., col., without dialogues 
Cartoon

Director, animation Koji Yamamura 
Sound Koji Kasamatsu
Production Yamamura Animation

Spans 13 meters 53 cm long picture scroll painting by Tawaraya Sotatsu, «Tsuru shitae waka kan (Anthology with Cranes)» (17th Century) is a unique painting to evoke the moving image.
Yamamura tries to decipher this «Anthology with Cranes» and the intent of Tawaraya Sotatsu, finished in experimental work and interpret it as animation.