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The Resource Kwaidan, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)

Kwaidan, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)

Label
Kwaidan
Title
Kwaidan
Statement of responsibility
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki
Title variation
  • Masaki Kobayashi's Kwaidan
  • Kaidan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Consists of four stories of the supernatural based on Japanese folk material. In The black hair, a poor young samurai leaves his first wife to marry a rich woman. When he is unhappy in his second marriage, he returns to his first wife, who at first appears unchanged from when he last saw her. In The woman of the snow, a woodcutter is spared by a mysterious ghost-like woman in the snow, but must promise never to tell anyone what he has seen. In Hoichi, the earless, a blind musician-monk named Hoichi is commanded by a gathering of ghosts to sing the saga of their ancient deeds. The head monk paints Hoichi's body with prayer verses to protect him, but unfortunately overlooks Hoichi's ears. In In a cup of tea, a writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Yoshio Miyajima ; editor, Hisashi Sagara ; music, Tōru Takemitsu
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
K35 2000
PerformerNote
  • Cast for Kurokami: Aratama Michiyo, Watanabe Misako, Mikuni Rentarō
  • Cast for Yuki-onna: Nakadai Tatsuya, Kishi Keiko
  • Cast for Mimi nashi Hoichi no hanashi: Nakamura Katsuo, Tanba Tetsurō
  • Cast for Chawan no naka: Nakamura Kanʼemon, Takizawa Osamu, Sugimura Haruko
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-
  • 1910-
  • 1916-1996
  • 1932-
  • 1923-
  • 1932-
  • 1922-2006
  • 1901-1982
  • 1906-2000
  • 1909-1997
  • 1909-1998
  • 1850-1904
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wakatsuki, Shigeru
  • Mizuki, Yōko
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Aratama, Michiyo
  • Watanabe, Misako
  • Mikuni, Rentarō
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Kishi, Keiko
  • Nakamura, Katsuo
  • Tanba, Tetsurō
  • Nakamura, Kanʼemon
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Sugimura, Haruko
  • Miyajima, Yoshio
  • Takemitsu, Tōru
  • Hearn, Lafcadio
  • Ehrenstein, David
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Ninjin Kurabu
Runtime
161
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ghost plays
Technique
live action
Label
Kwaidan, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the writings of folklorist Lafcadio Hearn (aka: Yakumo Koizumi)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer (in Japanese with English subtitles); color bars
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Black hair
  • Woman of the snow
  • Hoichi, the earless
  • In a cup of tea
Control code
ocm51859514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer ed.; widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780780023550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429152027
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KWA020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51859514
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Kwaidan, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the writings of folklorist Lafcadio Hearn (aka: Yakumo Koizumi)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer (in Japanese with English subtitles); color bars
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay by film critic David Ehrenstein
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Black hair
  • Woman of the snow
  • Hoichi, the earless
  • In a cup of tea
Control code
ocm51859514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer ed.; widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (161 min.)
Isbn
9780780023550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429152027
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
KWA020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51859514
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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