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The Resource Ikiru, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; seisaku, Motogi Sojirō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Ikiru, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; seisaku, Motogi Sojirō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Ikiru
Title
Ikiru
Statement of responsibility
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; seisaku, Motogi Sojirō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira
Title variation
To live
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
jpn
Summary
Kanji Watanabe is an aging Japanese bureaucrat dying of stomach cancer. Impelled to find meaning in his final days, and wanting to have not lived his life in vain, he conceives a plan. He wants to give something back to society before his death, so he decides to turn an abandoned area into a park
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
LIQ
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 ; music, Fumio Hayasaka
Intended audience
[Not rated]
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Shimura Takashi, Odagiri Miki, Kaneko Nobuo, Seki Kyōko
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-2018
  • 1904-1996
  • 1905-1982
  • 1923-1995
  • 1926-
  • 1914-1955
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2013
  • 1828-1910
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
Criterion collection
Series volume
221
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Death
Technique
live action
Label
Ikiru, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; seisaku, Motogi Sojirō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording Blu-ray)
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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
1952 motion picture release.
Extent
1 videodiscs (143 minutes)
Isbn
9781681430706
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161213
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2995734
  • (OCoLC)930736170
  • (OCoLC)ocn930736170
  • 2995734
System details
Blu-ray, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ikiru, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; seisaku, Motogi Sojirō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording Blu-ray)
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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
1952 motion picture release.
Extent
1 videodiscs (143 minutes)
Isbn
9781681430706
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515161213
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2995734
  • (OCoLC)930736170
  • (OCoLC)ocn930736170
  • 2995734
System details
Blu-ray, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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