Based on a novel by renowned children’s author, Ryusuke Saito, Imai weaves social commentary into this beautifully animated tale of good versus evil.
Yuki – Snow Fairy is screened as part of a free program of classic Japanese films from the Japan Foundation’s collection, this year focusing on the cinema of Tadashi Imai and Kaneto Shindô.
Presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Yuki – Snow Fairy
A rare animated film by Tadashi Imai where a young heroine Yuki descends from heaven to banish evil in the mortal world. With the help of her orphan friends and a mystical stallion, Yuki inspires the farmers to rise up against feudal warlords.