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Nijūshi no hitomi [videorecording] = Twenty-four eyes / Shochiku Co. ; Janus Films ; a Keisuke Kinoshita film ; written and directed by Keisuke Kinoshita ; produced by Ryotaro Kuwata.

Other Title:
Twenty-four eyes [videorecording]
24 eyes [videorecording]
Edition:
Special ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2008.
Series:
Criterion collection; 442.
The Criterion collection ; 442
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 156 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Subjects:
Tsuboi, Sakae, 1900-1967 -- Film adaptations.
Primary school teachers -- Japan -- Drama.
War widows -- Drama.
Women teachers -- Drama.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Education -- Political aspects -- Drama.
Inland Sea (Japan) -- Drama.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1926- -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Language:
Japanese dialogue; optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital monaural.
Summary:
"[A]n elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. ... [The film] takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death[.]"--Container sleeve.
Participant:
Hideko Takamine, Shizue Natsukawa, Chishu Ryu, Kumeko Urabe, Hideyo (Eisei) Amamoto.
Credits:
Director of photography, Hiroyuki Kusuda; editor, Yoshi Sugiwara; music, Chuji Kinoshita.
Notes:
Based on Nijūshi no hitomi / [by] Sakae Tsuboi.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1954.
"New, restored high-definition digital transfer ... New and improved English subtitle translation"--Container.
Special features: new video interview with Japanese cinema historian and critic Tadao Sato about the film and its director; theatrical teasers.
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Contributor:
Kinoshita, Keisuke, 1912-1998. , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Kuwata, Ryotaro. , Producer
Takamine, Hideko, 1924- , Actor
Natsukawa, Shizue, 1909-1999 , Actor
Ryū, Chishū, 1904-1993. , Actor
Urabe, Kumeko, 1902-1989. , Actor
Amamoto, Eisei, 1926-2003. , Actor
Kinoshita, Chuji. , Composer
Tsuboi, Sakae, 1900-1967. , Author
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
1604650575
9781604650570
OCLC:
231636575
Publisher Number:
715515031325
CC1763D The Criterion Collection
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