An hour out of Hobart, at the far end of a paddock, is a house built for a Japanese feature film.
Called Tasmania Story, the Japanese-language film became a multi-million-dollar box office hit in Japan when it was released in 1990.
The film follows the travels of a young Japanese boy to Australia as he searches for his estranged father. He eventually tracks him to rural Tasmania, where his father has become obsessed with finding a thylacine.
Three decades on, location property owner Stuart Archer says the house will soon be demolished after extensive vandalism and years of disrepair.
Read more: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-01/tasmania-story-house-for-japanese-film-still-stands/102881810
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