Fuji is a 1974 animated short film by Robert Breer.
This plotless five-minute film is an avant-garde take on a train ride past Mt. Fuji in Japan. The film mixes live-action film with crude rotoscoping, as well as hand-drawn animation, all meant to give an impressionistic view of a train ride.
- Limited Animation: The hand-drawn animation is crudely drawn against a White Void Room background.
- Medium Blending: Brief live-action excerpts from the film taken inside the train, the rotoscoped animation of that same film, and hand-drawn abstract animation, all mixed together.
- No Ending: Not having a story the film doesn't have an ending, either; it simply stops.
- No Plot? No Problem!: No story, just dreamy imagery.
- Rotoscoping: The film taken inside the train is rotoscoped for a dreamlike animation effect. One memorable shot has the rotoscoped version and the live-action version superimposed on top of each other.
- Silence Is Golden: The only noise is the sound of a train on the tracks.