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The Resource Rashomon, Daiei Co. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto ; produced by Jingo Minoura

Rashomon, Daiei Co. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto ; produced by Jingo Minoura

Label
Rashomon
Title
Rashomon
Statement of responsibility
Daiei Co. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto ; produced by Jingo Minoura
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Set in the Middle Ages, the nature of truth and subjective reality are probed in a series of flashbacks from four viewpoints to present the case history of a man's murder and the rape of his wife by a bandit
Member of
Awards note
  • Best Foreign Film, Academy Awards, 1951.
  • Best director, National Board of Review Award, 1951.
  • Golden Lion Award, 1951.
  • Italian Film Critics Award, 1951.
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Rashōmon (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography, Kazuo Miyagawa
Language note
Japanese or English soundtrack with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Fumiko Honma, Daisuke Kato
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-2018
  • 1920-1997
  • 1911-1973
  • 1924-
  • 1905-1982
  • 1917-1999
  • 1892-1927
  • 1892-1927
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Minoura, Jingo
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Kyō, Machiko
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke
  • Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
88
Series statement
  • Criterion Collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Samurai
  • Subjectivity
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Rashomon, Daiei Co. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto ; produced by Jingo Minoura
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from English translation of title screen. Title also in Japanese characters
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on Yabu no naka (= In a grove) and Rashomon and other stories by Ryunosuki Akutagawa
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • "The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer ; commentary by Donald Richie ; video introduction by Robert Altman ; excerpts from The world of Kazuo Miyagawa ; reprints of the Rashomon source stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa's "In a grove" and "Rashomon" ; Akira Kurosawa on Rashomon (excerpt from his book Something like an autobiography) ; theatrical trailer ; new English subtitle translation ; RSDL dual-layer ed
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
Control code
19784864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Isbn
9780780024595
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
RAS040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital, mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rashomon, Daiei Co. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto ; produced by Jingo Minoura
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from English translation of title screen. Title also in Japanese characters
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on Yabu no naka (= In a grove) and Rashomon and other stories by Ryunosuki Akutagawa
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • "The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer ; commentary by Donald Richie ; video introduction by Robert Altman ; excerpts from The world of Kazuo Miyagawa ; reprints of the Rashomon source stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa's "In a grove" and "Rashomon" ; Akira Kurosawa on Rashomon (excerpt from his book Something like an autobiography) ; theatrical trailer ; new English subtitle translation ; RSDL dual-layer ed
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
Control code
19784864
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Isbn
9780780024595
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429161821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
RAS040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital, mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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