2004 Official Selection, film index

Arinko To Himawari

Arinko To Himawari
Two Ants and the Sunflower

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A song from the famous Japanese programme, “NHK Minna-no-uta” which has been on air for more than forty years. It’s a story about ants that fall in love with a sunflower.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Arinko To Himawari

    Directed by: Mai TOMINAGA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2003

    Running time: 02 min 25 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: cut-outs, animated objects

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Mai TOMINAGA

    Production: NHK ENTERPRISES, INC., Keiko IINO

    Distribution: NHK ENTERPRISES, INC., Keiko IINO

    Script: Mai Tominaga

    Graphics: Mai Tominaga

    Storyboard: Mai Tominaga

    Layout: Mai Tominaga

    Sets: Mai Tominaga

    Animation: Mai Tominaga

    Camera: Hiroyuki Tanaka

    Music: O. Yoshioka, S. Ichikawa

    Sound: O. Yoshioka, S. Ichikawa

    Editing: Hiroshi Imaizumi

    Voice: Yoko Nagayama