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Dojoji Temple

Japan, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Kihachiro Kawamoto

This animated film is based on an ancient tale about a young widow who falls In love with a monk who shuns her attentions. She sets out in pursuit, and finally, in the guise of a big white snake catches up with him in Dojoii temple.

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