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The Resource Ikiru, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira., (videorecording DVD)

Ikiru, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira., (videorecording DVD)

Label
Ikiru
Title
Ikiru
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira.
Title variation
To live
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A young Japanese businessman dying of cancer wants to give something back to society before his death, so he decides to build a playground for children
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Ikiru (Motion picture : 1952)
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Credits note
Screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; editor, Koichi Iwashita ; music, Fumio Hayasaka
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
[Not rated]
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I357 2015
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Nabuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki, Makoto Kobori, Shinichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka, Miki Odagiri, Bokuzen Hidari, Minosuke Yamada, Kamatari Fujiwara
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-2018
  • 1904-1996
  • 1905-1982
  • 1923-1995
  • 1926-
  • 1914-1955
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2013
  • 1828-1910
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  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Odagiri, Miki
  • Kaneko, Nobuo
  • Seki, Kyōko
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Iyer, Pico
  • Richie, Donald
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
143
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
221
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Terminally ill
  • Self-realization in old age
  • Death
  • Japanese DVDs 2015
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Ikiru, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira., (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Partly inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novella The death of Ivan Ilyich
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 2003 by Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior's Camera: the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; A Message from Akira Kurosawa: For Beautiful Movies (2000), a ninety-minute documentary produced by Kurosawa Productions and featuring interviews with the director; Documentary on Ikiru from 2003, created as part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create and featuring interviews with Kurosawa, script supervisor Teruyo Nogami, writer Hideo Oguni, actor Takashi Shimura, and others; Trailer; New English subtitle translation. An essay "Ikiru Many Autumns Later" by film critic Pico Iyer and a reprint "To Live" from critic Donald Richie's 1965 book The Films of Akira Kurosawa
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 minutes)
Isbn
9781681430713
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161312
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2555D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3013935
  • (OCoLC)923872810
  • (OCoLC)ocn923872810
  • 3013935
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ikiru, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira., (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Partly inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novella The death of Ivan Ilyich
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary from 2003 by Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior's Camera: the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; A Message from Akira Kurosawa: For Beautiful Movies (2000), a ninety-minute documentary produced by Kurosawa Productions and featuring interviews with the director; Documentary on Ikiru from 2003, created as part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create and featuring interviews with Kurosawa, script supervisor Teruyo Nogami, writer Hideo Oguni, actor Takashi Shimura, and others; Trailer; New English subtitle translation. An essay "Ikiru Many Autumns Later" by film critic Pico Iyer and a reprint "To Live" from critic Donald Richie's 1965 book The Films of Akira Kurosawa
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 minutes)
Isbn
9781681430713
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161312
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2555D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3013935
  • (OCoLC)923872810
  • (OCoLC)ocn923872810
  • 3013935
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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