MPD-psycho [videorecording] : multiple personality detective / Kadokawa Shoten Publishing, WOWOW, Pony Canyon present ; produced by Toshihiro Sato, Naoki Abe ; based on the original idea and novel by Eiji Otsuka ; written by Eiji Otsuka ; directed by Takashi Miike.

Other Title:
Additional half-title from containers : Malice spreads like disease
Multiple personality detective
Original Japanese title: Tajū jinkaku tantei Saiko
Original Japanese title: 多重人格探偵サイコ
[Japan] : Eiji Ohtsuka Office/MPD Psycho Project ; Newbury Park, Calif. : distributed by BCI Eclipse Company, 2000.
4 videodiscs (337 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ōtsuka, Eiji, 1958- -- Film adaptations.
Multiple personality -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Japan -- Drama.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Television programs -- Japan.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Multiple personality.
Murder -- Investigation.
Television programs.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0, original mono ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; 3 containers in 1 box.
"Yosuke Kobayashi, a detective assigned to a homicide unit, saw his wife killed by a serial killer, Shinji Nishizono. From the shock of the incident, he suffers from MPD (multiple personality disorder) and becomes Kazuhiko Amamiya. Soon after he manages to hunt down and kill his wife's murderer. Now a new series of murders have started and the suspect claimed to be Shinji Nishizono. Could it really be him or is it a copycat? And who is new split personality Kazuhiko Amamiya?"--Box.
Disc 1 : Memories of sin / drifting pedals ; How to create a world
Disc 2 : Life is a constant double helix ; The crushed ant
Disc 3 : Coronation of the cursed king ; Soaring souls and human bondage
Disc 4 : Bonus material.
Naoki Hosaka, Tomoko Nakajima, Rieko Miura, Nae Yuki, Ren Osugi.
Cinematographer, Naosuke Imaizumi ; editor, Yasushi Shimamura ; music, Tsugutoshi Goto.
Videodisc release of all six episodes from the 2000 Japanese television miniseries ; "fourth disc is all bonus content including a special effects featurette, interviews with Miike and the cast, TV spots and music videos."
Based on the original idea and novel by Eiji Otsuka.
"Since MPD Psycho was filmed for television, the violent footage has been digitally masked with static. Though we attempted to find the footage uncut, it no longer exists"--Containers.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
Sato, Toshihiro. , Producer
Abe, Naoki. , Producer
Ōtsuka, Eiji, 1958- , Screenwriter
Miike, Takashi, 1960- , Director
Hosaka, Naoki. , Actor
Nakajima, Tomoko. , Actor
Miura, Rieko. , Actor
Yuki, Nae. , Actor
Ōsugi, Ren. , Actor
Imaizumi, Naosuke. , Cinematographer
Shimamura, Yasushi. , Editor
Gotō, Tsugutoshi. , Composer
Kadokawa Shoten. , Production company
Pony Canyon Inc. , Production company
Eiji Ōtsuka Office/MPD Psycho Project. , Publisher
BCI Eclipse Company. , Distributor
Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
Publisher Number:
47509-9 BCI Eclipse Company
47509-9-1--47509-9-3 BCI Eclipse Company
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