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The Resource Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Company Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Company Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Label
Harakiri : Seppuku
Title
Harakiri
Title remainder
Seppuku
Statement of responsibility
Shochiku Company Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Title variation
Seppoku
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri
Member of
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Kyakuhon: Hashimoto Shinobu ; kantoku: Kobayashi Masaki ; satsuei: Miyajima Yoshio ; ongaku: Takemitsu Tōru
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated on container
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Nakadai Tatsuya, Iwashita Shima, Ishihama Akira
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2004
  • 1935-
  • 1916-1996
  • 1932-
  • 1941-
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Takiguchi, Yasuhiko
  • Ishihama, Akira
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Iwashita, Shima
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Hosoya, Tatsuo
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
133
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
302
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Takiguchi, Yasuhiko
  • Samurai
  • Suicide
  • Feature films
  • Motion pictures, Japanese
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Company Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Special features: disc 1: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; exclusive video introduction by Japanese-film historian Donald Richie; original theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; disc 2: rare excerpt of a Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda (Double Suicide); new video interviews with star Tatsuya Nakadai and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto; poster gallery; A 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Joan Mellen and a reprint of her 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Based on the novel "Ibun rōninki" by Takiguchi Yasuhiko
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 minutes)
Isbn
9780780030060
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429207321
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • HAR110
  • 302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00173640
  • av00173640
  • 337134
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital monaural
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Company Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Special features: disc 1: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; exclusive video introduction by Japanese-film historian Donald Richie; original theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; disc 2: rare excerpt of a Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda (Double Suicide); new video interviews with star Tatsuya Nakadai and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto; poster gallery; A 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Joan Mellen and a reprint of her 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Based on the novel "Ibun rōninki" by Takiguchi Yasuhiko
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 minutes)
Isbn
9780780030060
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429207321
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • HAR110
  • 302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00173640
  • av00173640
  • 337134
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital monaural
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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