The Village Photo Journal
1 episode (100 min)
With the building of a new dam, the beautiful valley was to be flooded and the remote village of Hanatani was to be no more. Unable to escape this fate, the village officials decide to capture all the families of the village on film to preserve its beauty forever.
They enlist the local photo shop owner, Kenichi, who in turn asks his son to come back from Tokyo to help him.
Set in the natural beauty of the mountains in rural Japan, The Village Photo Journal is a moving story that describes the bonds between people shown through the eyes of the family that owns the old photo shop.