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Manga Kobutori

Manga Kobutori
The Lump

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

An old man with a big lump on his cheek is lured by music to a Tengu's party. Based on a folk story, Yasuji Murata (1896-1966), a master of cutout animation, used cutouts and silhouettes in the film.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Manga Kobutori

    Directed by: Yasuji MURATA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 1929

    Running time: 14 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: cut-outs

    Version: Sans dialogue ni commentaire

    Target public: Adults,

  • Credits

    Directed by: Yasuji MURATA