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Save Our Treasure! – The 278-day Restoration of Itsukushima Shrine -

DC270828Documentary

守れ!海に浮かぶ朱の宝 ~厳島神社修復278日~ [TSS]

|Length : 46min. |Year : 2008

UNESCO World Heritage Itsukushima Shrine suffered extensive damages from a typhoon that struck in the autumn of 2004. "Save Our Treasure!" depicts Japanese workmen displaying traditional expertise as they endeavor to revive the globally unparalleled wooden structure on the sea, while local middle school students take up a number of activities in hopes of rediscovering the history on which they stand. The hearts of the people shine through in this struggle with natural disaster, to save the island's cultural heritage.

 

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