Shanshui Qing

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Synonyms: Shan shui qing, Feeling from Mountain and Water, Feelings of Mountains and Waters
Japanese: 山水情


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 1988
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Source: Unknown
Theme: MusicMusic
Duration: 19 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.541 (scored by 879879 users)
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Ranked: #66572
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Popularity: #10866
Members: 2,253
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The only noises you can hear are the sounds of water and wind. The story shows us a young girl and an elderly man. She cares about him and in a return, he gives her guqin lessons.


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Te, Wei
Wang, Shuchen


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Mar 11, 2019
The joyful tune traversed the serene, painted landscape via a vibration that propagated an audible wave of which cannot be seen, but only heard. The wave of pressure pierced the old sage’s ear drums, alerting him to the presence of a young, vivacious heart who’s spiritual vase had yet to be filled with the wisdoms of the world. But the sage had neither the time nor the willingness to instruct the uncouth adolescent, as he remained steadfast in his cryptic journey.


Fate, as one would conjecture, inhibited his forward progression, forcing him to recuperate and recognize his last objective before his demise. Knowledge, ...
Sep 10, 2019
I do not believe that a beautiful short film such as Shanshui Qing deserves the low score that it has garnered on MAL. Yes, some of you may be right when you say that this is an old Anime, and yes, some of you might be turned off by the general score that this short film has, but I assure you that those things do not mean much in the grander scale of things. This short movie was made in the ancient year of 1988, yes, but the animation is still fluid and the visuals are still beautiful to look at, unlike most of the ...
Mar 17, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Wei's last work brings together a lot of elements that characterize his filmography and marks his departure from directing animated shorts. A final homage to the Chinese painting, this time in Shan shui style, to the Guqin music, and to the rather common motif of passing along one's virtuosity in favor of self-cultivation. It intends to evoke a nostalgic feeling, a sentiment of longing for what is no more, perhaps serving as a metaphor to his own creative work which ends up serving as both reference and inspiration to any spiritual successor. It can be anything really, insofar as it remains a largely conceptual piece ...

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