A farmer tends to a wounded white crane. Back home, he has been trying unsuccessfully to weave a new type of material because the merchant stopped accepting his corse linen. A stranger comes to his hut and she secretly produces a wonderful fabric behind a closed door. When the cloth brings brings the farmer a lot of money, he locks the woman up and forces her to continue weaving for him. When he discovers that she is actually the white crane and that she had pulled out her own feathers to weave for him, the farmer realizes that he has sacrificed love for wealth.
A puppet animated film.