Osamu Tezuka's Buddha - The Great Departure

Prince Siddhartha is heir to the Shakya kingdom. Although his father has tried to raise him as a warrior leader, when he witnesses the suffering of men, he revolts against the injustice in the world and embarks on a spiritual journey that he will complete to become Buddha. Taken from Osamu Tesuka’s manga, the film tells the story of the first part of Buddha’s life.

Tezuka Osamu no Buddha
Animated feature by Kozo Morishita, Japan, 2011, 1h. 50’

From 12 years.

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Anima is qualified by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for the short animated film category.

Anima 2014

The poster is the work of director Isabel Herguera inspired by her many trips to India. Learn more about Isabel Herguera.

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