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The Resource Kaidan : Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki

Kaidan : Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki

Label
Kaidan : Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Title
Kaidan
Title remainder
Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Statement of responsibility
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki
Title variation
  • Masaki Kobayashi's Kwaidan
  • Kwaidan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Consists of four stories of the supernatural based on Japanese folk material. In The black hair, a poor young samurai leaves his first wife to marry a rich woman. When he is unhappy in his second marriage, he returns to his first wife, who at first appears unchanged from when he last saw her. In The woman of the snow, a woodcutter is spared by a mysterious ghost-like woman in the snow, but must promise never to tell anyone what he has seen. In Hoichi, the earless, a blind musician-monk named Hoichi is commanded by a gathering of ghosts to sing the saga of their ancient deeds. The head monk paints Hoichi's body with prayer verses to protect him, but unfortunately overlooks Hoichi's ears. In In a cup of tea, a writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Yoshio Miyajima ; editor, Hisashi Sagara ; music, Tōru Takemitsu
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.F67
  • PS1917
LC item number
  • K35 2000
  • .K82 2000
PerformerNote
  • Cast for Kurokami: Aratama Michiyo, Watanabe Misako, Mikuni Rentarō
  • Cast for Yuki-onna: Nakadai Tatsuya, Kishi Keiko
  • Cast for Mimi nashi Hoichi no hanashi: Nakamura Katsuo, Tanba Tetsurō
  • Cast for Chawan no naka: Nakamura Kanʼemon, Takizawa Osamu, Sugimura Haruko
Runtime
161
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
90
Technique
live action
Label
Kaidan : Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki
Link
http://us.imdb.com/Title?0058279
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the writings of folklorist Lafcadio Hearn (aka: Yakumo Koizumi)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer (in Japanese with English subtitles); color bars
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Black hair
  • Woman of the snow
  • Hoichi, the earless
  • In a cup of tea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer ed.; widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780780023550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4367
Other control number
037429152027
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KWA020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51859514
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Kaidan : Kwaidan / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki
Link
http://us.imdb.com/Title?0058279
Publication
Note
  • Based on the writings of folklorist Lafcadio Hearn (aka: Yakumo Koizumi)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer (in Japanese with English subtitles); color bars
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Black hair
  • Woman of the snow
  • Hoichi, the earless
  • In a cup of tea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer ed.; widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780780023550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 4367
Other control number
037429152027
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KWA020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51859514
  • UtOrBLW
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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