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The Resource Les bas-fonds : The lower depths, les films Alkam présentent ; une production Albatros ; un film de Jean Renoir ; scénario de E. Zamiatine et J. Companeez ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Renoir et Charles Spark. Donzoko = The lower depths / Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Les bas-fonds : The lower depths, les films Alkam présentent ; une production Albatros ; un film de Jean Renoir ; scénario de E. Zamiatine et J. Companeez ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Renoir et Charles Spark. Donzoko = The lower depths / Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

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Les bas-fonds : The lower depths
Title
Les bas-fonds
Title remainder
The lower depths
Statement of responsibility
les films Alkam présentent ; une production Albatros ; un film de Jean Renoir ; scénario de E. Zamiatine et J. Companeez ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Renoir et Charles Spark. Donzoko = The lower depths / Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
Lower depths
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Genre
Language
  • fre
  • jpn
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • fre
Summary
  • Les bas-fonds (93 min.): A Baron, forced by circumstances, gives up his life of luxury and to takes up residence in the slums of Paris. The Baron observes the frustrated romance between Wasska Pepel and Natacha, the thwarted dreams of an actor, and the oppressive cruelties of landlord Kostileff
  • Donzoko (125 min.): Sutekichi, a vulgar, comical thief takes up residence in a slum flophouse inhabited by many eccentric, destitute people. Osugi, the cruel landlady, and her sister, Okayo, both desire him, and fight each other over him. Set in Edo-period Japan
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  • TBWhiv4lOTY
  • sOxVzfyUFt4
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Les bas-fonds: director of photography, F. Bourgas [i.e. Fédote Bourgasoff] ; editor, Marguerite Renoir ; set decorators, Hugues Laurent, Eugène Lourié ; composer, Jean Wiener
  • Donzoko: director of photography, Kazuo Yamasaki ; production designer, Yoshirō Muraki ; editor, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematographer, Kazuo Yamasaki ; composer, Masaru Sato ; costume designer, Yoshiko Samejima
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
Les bas-fonds: in French with optional English subtitles. Donzoko: in Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
L68 2004
PerformerNote
  • Les bas-fonds: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim, Louis Jouvet, Jany Holt, Junie Astor, Vladimir Sokoloff
  • Donzoko: Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Kyōko Kagawa, Ganjirō Nakamura, Minoru Chiaki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1979
  • 1884-1937
  • 1903-1975
  • 1890-1944
  • 1904-1976
  • 1896-1991
  • 1912-2005
  • 1912-1967
  • 1889-1962
  • 1910-1998
  • 1949-
  • 1928-1999
  • 1920-1997
  • 1917-2012
  • 1902-1983
  • 1917-1999
  • 1924-2013
  • 1868-1936
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Renoir, Jean
  • Zami︠a︡tin, Evgeniĭ Ivanovich
  • Companéez, J.
  • Spaak, Charles
  • Bourgasoff, Fédote
  • Renoir, Marguerite
  • Laurent, Hugues
  • Lourié, Eugene
  • Wiéner, Jean
  • Gabin, Jean
  • Prim, Suzy
  • Jouvet, Louis
  • Holt, Jany
  • Astor, Junie
  • Sokoloff, Vladimir
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Yamazaki, Kazuo
  • Muraki, Yoshirō
  • Satō, Masaru
  • Samejima, Yoshiko
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Yamada, Isuzu
  • Kagawa, Kyōko
  • Nakamura, Ganjirō
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Richie, Donald
  • Gorky, Maksim
  • Films Albatros (Firm)
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
218
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
239
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gorky, Maksim
  • Social status
  • Thieves
  • Slums
Technique
live action
Label
Les bas-fonds : The lower depths, les films Alkam présentent ; une production Albatros ; un film de Jean Renoir ; scénario de E. Zamiatine et J. Companeez ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Renoir et Charles Spark. Donzoko = The lower depths / Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Na dne / by Maxim Gorky
  • Les bas-fonds was originally released as a motion picture in 1936; Donzoko in 1957
  • Special features, disc 1, Les Bas-fonds: new digital transfer with restored image and sound, introduction by Jean Renoir, new English subtitles, RSDL dual layer
  • Special features, disc 2, Donzoko: new high definition, digital transfer with restored image and sound, optional audio commentary by Donald Richie, a 33 min. documentary about the film, new English subtitles, RSDL dual layer
Bar code
  • 31223130361406
  • 31223130361372
  • 31223130361364
  • 31223130361356
  • 31223130361414
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
Contents
[Disc 1.] Les bas-fonds -- [disc 2.] Donzoko
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (218 min.)
Isbn
9780780026995
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429181324
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
LOW030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54902405
System details
DVD, region 1; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Les bas-fonds : The lower depths, les films Alkam présentent ; une production Albatros ; un film de Jean Renoir ; scénario de E. Zamiatine et J. Companeez ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Renoir et Charles Spark. Donzoko = The lower depths / Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Hideo Oguni and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play: Na dne / by Maxim Gorky
  • Les bas-fonds was originally released as a motion picture in 1936; Donzoko in 1957
  • Special features, disc 1, Les Bas-fonds: new digital transfer with restored image and sound, introduction by Jean Renoir, new English subtitles, RSDL dual layer
  • Special features, disc 2, Donzoko: new high definition, digital transfer with restored image and sound, optional audio commentary by Donald Richie, a 33 min. documentary about the film, new English subtitles, RSDL dual layer
Bar code
  • 31223130361406
  • 31223130361372
  • 31223130361364
  • 31223130361356
  • 31223130361414
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
Contents
[Disc 1.] Les bas-fonds -- [disc 2.] Donzoko
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (218 min.)
Isbn
9780780026995
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429181324
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
LOW030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54902405
System details
DVD, region 1; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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