裸の大将放浪記 裸の大将放浪記

Film version of the popular TV drama based on the life of painter Kiyoshi Yamashita. Sent to an institution for mentally handicapped children by his parents, he began creating artworks using torn strips of paper. After running away to avoid army conscription, he began his wanderings around Japan, encountering many scenes which he would recreate as torn paper art from his amazing photographic memory. He was known as the Japanese Van Gogh, and the series depicted his many encounters with both people and places on his journeys.