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The Resource Ningen no jōken, Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki

Ningen no jōken, Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki

Label
Ningen no jōken
Title
Ningen no jōken
Statement of responsibility
Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki
Title variation
Human condition
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet naive Kaji from labor camp supervisor to Imperial Army soldier to Soviet POW. Constantly trying to rise above a corrupt system, Kaji time and again finds his morals an impediment rather than an advantage
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Tatsuo Hosotani (2nd film); cinematography, Yoshio Miyajima ; art, Shukei Hirataka; music, Chuji Kinoshita ; editing, Keiichi Uraoka
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: not rated
Language note
In Japanese, with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H86 2009
PerformerNote
Nakadai Tatsuya, Aratama Michiyo, Sada Keiji, Nakamura Tamao, Kawazu Yūsuke, Ryu Chishū, Naitō Taketoshi, Takamine Hideko
Runtime
574
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
480
Technique
live action
Label
Ningen no jōken, Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the motion picture originally released from 1959-1961
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • Theatrical release in the US by Janus Films
  • Special features: excerpt from a rare Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi ; new video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai ; video appreciation of Kobayashi featuring Shinoda ; Japanese theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Isbn
9781604651614
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 5447
Other control number
715515046619
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1819D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn320780072
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0053114
System details
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono. and surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ningen no jōken, Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki
Link
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the motion picture originally released from 1959-1961
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • Theatrical release in the US by Janus Films
  • Special features: excerpt from a rare Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi ; new video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai ; video appreciation of Kobayashi featuring Shinoda ; Japanese theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Isbn
9781604651614
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 5447
Other control number
715515046619
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1819D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn320780072
  • UtOrBLW
  • (IMDb)tt0053114
System details
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono. and surround
Video recording format
DVD

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