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Mt. Head

Japan, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Animation)

Director: Koji Yamamura

After a stingy man eats some cherry seeds, a cherry tree grows out of his head, presenting a lot of trouble for him. Koji Yamamura's supremely expressive animation, set in contemporary Tokyo, is a reinterpretation of the traditional Japanese Rakugo story Atama-Yama.

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