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The Resource Narayamabushi kō, Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Kokaji Masaharu ; gensaku Fukazawa Shichirō ; kyakuhon Kinoshita Keisuke ; kantoku Kinoshita Keisuke

Narayamabushi kō, Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Kokaji Masaharu ; gensaku Fukazawa Shichirō ; kyakuhon Kinoshita Keisuke ; kantoku Kinoshita Keisuke

Label
Narayamabushi kō
Title
Narayamabushi kō
Statement of responsibility
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Kokaji Masaharu ; gensaku Fukazawa Shichirō ; kyakuhon Kinoshita Keisuke ; kantoku Kinoshita Keisuke
Title variation
  • Ballad of Narayama
  • Legend of Narayama
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village, where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the center of the tale is Orin, a dignified and dutiful woman who spends her dwindling days securing the happiness of her loyal widowed son with a respectable new wife
Related
Member of
Awards note
Venice Film Festival, 1958: Golden Lion (Keisuke Kinoshita).
Cataloging source
TXA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Kusuda Hiroyuki ; editing, Sugihara Yoshi ; music by Kinoshita Chūji, Nozawa Matsunosuke
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Japanese dialogue; with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Kinuyo Tanaka, Teiji Takahashi, Yuko Mochizuki, Danko Ichikawa, Seiji Miyaguchi
Runtime
98
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
645
Technique
live action
Label
Narayamabushi kō, Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Kokaji Masaharu ; gensaku Fukazawa Shichirō ; kyakuhon Kinoshita Keisuke ; kantoku Kinoshita Keisuke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Shichiro Fukazawa
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Digitally restored version, done by Shochiku Co. ; under license from Janus Films
  • Blu-ray disc release date: Feb. 5, 2013
  • Booklet ([17] p. ; col. ill.) in English with an essay by Philip Kemp inserted in container
  • Special features include: new 2K digital master from the 2011 restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition; new English subtitle translation; booklet with essay by Philip Kemp; trailer and teaser
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([17] pages ; color illustrations ; 16 cm.)
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604656879
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly BD 154
Other control number
715515102513
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2228BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn826937112
  • (IMDb)tt0051980
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; aspect ratio: 2:35:1; monoural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Narayamabushi kō, Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku Kokaji Masaharu ; gensaku Fukazawa Shichirō ; kyakuhon Kinoshita Keisuke ; kantoku Kinoshita Keisuke
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Shichiro Fukazawa
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Digitally restored version, done by Shochiku Co. ; under license from Janus Films
  • Blu-ray disc release date: Feb. 5, 2013
  • Booklet ([17] p. ; col. ill.) in English with an essay by Philip Kemp inserted in container
  • Special features include: new 2K digital master from the 2011 restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition; new English subtitle translation; booklet with essay by Philip Kemp; trailer and teaser
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([17] pages ; color illustrations ; 16 cm.)
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604656879
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly BD 154
Other control number
715515102513
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2228BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn826937112
  • (IMDb)tt0051980
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; aspect ratio: 2:35:1; monoural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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