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Kwaidan [videorecording] / Toho Company, Ltd. ; a Ninjin Club production.

Other Title:
Title on container and on disc surface: Masaki Kobayashi's Kwaidan
Edition:
Widescreen version, with "new English subtitle translation."
Publication:
[S.l.] : Criterion Collection, 2000.
Series:
Criterion collection; 90.
Criterion collection ; 90
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Supernatural -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Form/Genre:
Short films.
Horror films.
Language:
Japanese with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Four terrifying tales of the supernatural filmed with exquisite visual sensitivity. The film is filled with graceful camera movements, dream-like settings, elaborately stylized action, unusual colors, and haunting sound effects and music.
Contents:
Black hair
Woman of the snow
Hoichi, the earless
In a cup of tea.
Participant:
Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Rentaro Mikuni, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiko Kishi, Katsou Nakamura, Tetsuro Tanba, Kan-Emon Nakamura, Osami Takizawa, Haruko Sugimura.
Credits:
Produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki ; screenplay by Yoko Mizuki ; original stories by Lafcadio Hearn ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi; director of photography, Yoshio Miyajima ; editor, Hisashi Sagara; music/sound effects, Toru Takemitsu.
Notes:
Adapted from the works of Lafcadio Hearn.
DVD release of the 1964 motion picture.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the American Honda Motor Company Fund.
Contributor:
Wakatsuki, Shigeru, 1914- , Producer
Mizuki, Yōko, 1910- , Screenwriter
Kobayashi, Masaki, 1916-1996 , Director
Aratama, Michiyo. , Actor
Watanabe, Misako, 1932- , Actor
Mikuni, Rentarō, 1923- , Actor
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- , Actor
Kishi, Keiko. , Actor
Ogawa, Masataka, 1925-2005
Nakamura, Katsuo. , Actor
Tanba, Tetsurō, 1922-2006 , Actor
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982 , Actor
Hayashi, Yoichi. , Actor
Nakamura, Kanʼemon, 1901-1982. , Actor
Nakaya, Noburu. , Actor
Miyajima, Yoshio. , Cinematographer
Takemitsu, Tōru. , Composer
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
American Honda Motor Company Fund.
Contains:
Black hair.
Woman of the snow.
Hoichi, the earless.
In a cup of tea.
OCLC:
51859514
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