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The Resource Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (videorecording DVD)

Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Ugetsu
Title
Ugetsu
Statement of responsibility
Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In sixteenth century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Member of
Cataloging source
GZM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ugetsu monogatari (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; editor, Mitsuzo Miyata ; composer, Fumio Hayasaka
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.U35 2005
PerformerNote
Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Kinuyo Tanaka, Sakae Ozawa, Mitsuko Mito
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1956
  • 1898-1956
  • 1906-1985
  • 1899-1985
  • 1909-1991
  • 1908-1999
  • 1914-1955
  • 1924-
  • 1909-1977
  • 1911-1973
  • 1912-2012
  • 1734-1809
  • 1850-1893
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mizoguchi, Kenji
  • Mizoguchi, Kenji
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Kawaguchi, Matsutarō
  • Yoda, Yoshikata
  • Miyagawa, Kazuo
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Kyō, Machiko
  • Tanaka, Kinuyo
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Ozawa, Sakae
  • Mito, Mitsuko
  • Shindō, Kaneto
  • Ueda, Akinari
  • Maupassant, Guy de
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
309
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Ambition
  • Ambition
  • Marriage
  • Japan
  • Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on stories from Tales of moonlight and rain by Akinari Ueda, and a short story by Guy de Maupassant
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Documentary (disc 2) called: Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director; directed by Kaneto Shindo (1975)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by critic, filmmaker, and festival programmer Tony Rayns ; Two Worlds Interwined--a new 14 min. appreciation of Ugetsu by director Masahiro Shinoda ; Process and Production--a new 20 min. video interview with Tokuzo Tanaka, first assistant director on Ugetsu ; Ten min. video interview with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, from 1992 ; and theatrical trailers
  • Accompanying booklet features the essay From the other shore by film critic Phillip Lopate, and English translations of three short stories that influenced Mizoguchi in making the film: "The house in the thicket" and "A serpent's lust" by Akinara Ueda from his book "Ugetsu monogatari" and "How he got the Legion of Honor" by Guy de Maupassant
Accompanying material
1 book (69 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Ugetsu (97 min.) -- Disc. 2. Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director (150 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780030305
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429209325
Other physical details
sound, black and white (disc 1) and color (disc 2)
Publisher number
UGE020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3331635
  • (OCoLC)62326862
  • (OCoLC)ocm62326862
  • 3331635
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on stories from Tales of moonlight and rain by Akinari Ueda, and a short story by Guy de Maupassant
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Documentary (disc 2) called: Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director; directed by Kaneto Shindo (1975)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by critic, filmmaker, and festival programmer Tony Rayns ; Two Worlds Interwined--a new 14 min. appreciation of Ugetsu by director Masahiro Shinoda ; Process and Production--a new 20 min. video interview with Tokuzo Tanaka, first assistant director on Ugetsu ; Ten min. video interview with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, from 1992 ; and theatrical trailers
  • Accompanying booklet features the essay From the other shore by film critic Phillip Lopate, and English translations of three short stories that influenced Mizoguchi in making the film: "The house in the thicket" and "A serpent's lust" by Akinara Ueda from his book "Ugetsu monogatari" and "How he got the Legion of Honor" by Guy de Maupassant
Accompanying material
1 book (69 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Ugetsu (97 min.) -- Disc. 2. Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director (150 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780030305
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429209325
Other physical details
sound, black and white (disc 1) and color (disc 2)
Publisher number
UGE020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3331635
  • (OCoLC)62326862
  • (OCoLC)ocm62326862
  • 3331635
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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