Documentary : Modern Living
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Resort Paradise in Great Nature
｜Length : 26min. ｜Year : 1991 ｜
The so-called "leisure" boom in Japan has brought the development of many resort areas thoughtout the country. The hotel opened in Kunigamison, Okinawa, is a complex made up of cottages which were converted from residences attached to a former U.S. military base. This documentary shows how, through careful planning, each hotel coexists with nature and enables guests to enjoy physical and mental repose.
On the Road to Enlightenment
東京～広島1000キロ 修行僧・苦行の旅 [NTV]
｜Length : 28min. ｜Year : 1991 ｜
After ascetic training at an international monastery of a Buddhist sect in Thailand, two Japanese returned to their home country and began their "tudong", a journey of spiritual enlightenment. In conformity to 227 religious commandments, they traveled by foot from Tokyo to Hiroshima.
The program follows the priests on their walking journey, conducted in strict observance of religious commandments.
It’s a Dog’s Life!
幸せは雲に乗って ぼくらは銀座の野良犬だーい [NTV]
｜Length : 27min. ｜Year : 1991 ｜
Tokyo's famous Ginza district is the home of a number of stray dogs, all cruelly deserted by their owners. This documentary follows a small group of people "of no fixed address" who are kindly taking care of the forlorn dogs. While portraying the bonds between the people and the dogs, this program considers what important things people tend to forget in a competitive and materialistic modern society.