|Starring||Naoto Takenaka, Jun Fubuki|
|Screen Format||Letter Box|
|Running Time||109 Minutes|
descriptionSukezo Sukegawa was once a well-known comic strip writer, has a wife and son, but he fell behind the times and failed. He builds a hut besides the Tama River and undertaken to sell assorted stones and rocks he picked up from the river.
Unfortunately, no one seems all that interested in his wares. Along the way, he meets a fellow rock dealer who is very weird, and his wife, who is even weirder. The former tells him of an auction where he might just sell something while the latter tries to seduce him. Later he meets an enigmatic bird salesman, who tells him about another way to earn money. Meanwhile, his long-suffering wife struggles between loving her husband and hating his insane pursuit. This film is based on a cult manga by Yoshiharu Tsuge and it won the 1991 Fipresci prize at the 1991 Venice Film Festival.
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