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Title Arukihenro : walking pilgrims / a Tiger Toda film ; produced, directed and edited by Tommi Mendel
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2008, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (73 min.))
Series Ethnographic video online
Summary For a great number of people the main motive for undertaking a pilgrimage consists in the journey itself. This constant quest seems to be a central need of each human being. This documentary focuses on this need in relation to the lives of today's Japanese wandering pilgrims. It shows their motives, aims and desires as they travel along the 88 Temples' Pilgrimage that circles the Japanese island of Shikoku
Notes In Japanese with English subtitles
Print version record
Subject Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Japan -- Shikoku Region
Temples -- Japan -- Shikoku Region
Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Shikoku Region (Japan) -- Religious life and customs
Japan -- Shikoku Region.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Form Streaming video
Author Mendel, Tommi
Toda, Atsuko
Osada, Kōichi, 1943-
Tiger Toda Productions.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Titles Walking pilgrims