Synopsis: An old man lives in the snowy mountains of northern Japan. When young, he fought with a great bear and still has the scars and tells his young grandson the stories of this mighty animal. Then one day, a young girl in the village is attacked by a bear and killed. The old man examines the tracks and comes to believe that this is the bear that he trained. He sets off into the mountains, armed only with a spear. His young grandson also follows him.

Original Story: Toshio Goto
Producer:Yoshichika Kojima
Director:Toshio Goto
Screenplay: Atsushi Yamatoya
Photography: Takaya Yamazaki
Art Director: Kazumasa O’tani
Music: Kentaro Hanada

Running time: 103 mins.