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

Ningen no jōken, Janus Films ; Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)

Label
Ningen no jōken
Title
Ningen no jōken
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; 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
  • eng
  • jpn
  • 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
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
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .H86 2009
  • .H86 2009
PerformerNote
Nakadai Tatsuya, Aratama Michiyo, Sada Keiji, Nakamura Tamao, Kawazu Yūsuke, Ryu Chishū, Naitō Taketoshi, Takamine Hideko
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1995
  • 1914-
  • 1916-1996
  • 1932-
  • 1926-1964
  • 1904-1993
  • 1924-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gomikawa, Junpei
  • Wakatsuki, Shigeru
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Matsuyama, Zenzō
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Aratama, Michiyo
  • Sada, Keiji
  • Nakamura, Tamao
  • Kawazu, Yūsuke
  • Ryū, Chishū
  • Naitō, Taketoshi
  • Takamine, Hideko
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
574
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
480
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
Technique
live action
Label
Ningen no jōken, Janus Films ; Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the motion picture originally released from 1959-1961
  • A foreign film (Japan)
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • 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 ; booklet with essay by critic Philip Kemp
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn320780072
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Isbn
9781604651614
Medium for sound
videodisc
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)320780072
System details
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono. and surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ningen no jōken, Janus Films ; Shōchiku Eiga ; seisaku, Wakatsuki Shigeru ; gensaku, Gomikawa Junpei ; kyakushoku, Matsuyama Zenzō, Kobayashi Masaki; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the motion picture originally released from 1959-1961
  • A foreign film (Japan)
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • 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 ; booklet with essay by critic Philip Kemp
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn320780072
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Isbn
9781604651614
Medium for sound
videodisc
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)320780072
System details
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono. and surround
Video recording format
DVD

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