Wishing for Tomorrow’s Happiness(“Asu no shiawase o negatte: Sekai o tsunagu Itochu”)
1981 / Color / 16mm (orig. 35mm) / 31 min
Director, Producer: Abe Yutaka
Photography: Tajima Tadanori
Editing: Imura Fumiko
Composition: Honma Naoya
Music: Ono Matsuo
Narrator: Jo Tatsuya
Supervisor: Kamei Fumio
Planning: C. Itoh and Co., Ltd.
Production Companies: Dentsu, Japan Document Film
Source: Japan Document Film
Trading company C. Itoh and Co., Ltd., acknowledged as a pioneer in petroleum resources, has a worldwide staff of 10,000. The film depicts the activities of a general trading company by showing the company’s various facilities around the world that handle iron ore, salt, coffee beans, cereals, sugar, canned foods, lumber and so on. In the head offices in Tokyo and Osaka, they are hard at work analyzing and organizing the information collected from throughout the world, information that will make for a happy, prosperous, and peaceful life for us all.