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The Resource Ikiru : To live, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Ikiru : To live, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Ikiru : To live
Title
Ikiru
Title remainder
To live
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
To live
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-2018
  • 1904-1996
  • 1910-1998
  • 1905-1982
  • 1923-1995
  • 1926-
  • 1901-1988
  • 1914-1955
  • 1924-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Odagiri, Miki
  • Kaneko, Nobuo
  • Seki, Kyōko
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Richie, Donald
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
143
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
221
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Death
  • Motion pictures, Japanese
Technique
live action
Label
Ikiru : To live, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer
  • Some credits from insert
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Insert
  • Program notes by Donald Richie inserted in container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Second series from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm53784305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9780780026919
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429180525
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
IKI010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ikiru : To live, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer
  • Some credits from insert
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Insert
  • Program notes by Donald Richie inserted in container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Second series from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm53784305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9780780026919
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429180525
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
IKI010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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