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The Resource Seppuku : Harakiri, produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Seppuku : Harakiri, produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Label
Seppuku : Harakiri
Title
Seppuku
Title remainder
Harakiri
Statement of responsibility
produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Title variation
Harakiri
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
An unemployed samurai in seventeenth-century Japan visits a feudal lord threatening harakiri in the hope that he will be employed, but his request is denied and the warrior is honor-bound to carry out the ritual suicide
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Japanese with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S47 2011
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita, Akira Ishihama, Yoshio Inaba, Tetsuro Tamba, Masao Mishima, Ichiro Nakaya, Kei Sato
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1941-
  • 1935-
  • 1924-2004
  • 1916-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Iwashita, Shima
  • Ishihama, Akira
  • Takiguchi, Yasuhiko
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
Runtime
133
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
302
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Takiguchi, Yasuhiko
  • Seppuku
  • Samurai
  • Suicide
Technique
live action
Label
Seppuku : Harakiri, produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Features: introduction by Japanese film historian Donald Richie, excerpt from a rare Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi, video interviews with Tatsuya Nakadai and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto, original theatrical trailer, essay by Joan Mellen, 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the novel by Yasuhiko Takiguchi
Bar code
  • 31223108463200
  • 31223108463242
  • 31223108463234
  • 31223112816534
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition, special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Lccn
be2011027474
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515087513
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray players and will not play on standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray disc, uncompressed mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Seppuku : Harakiri, produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Features: introduction by Japanese film historian Donald Richie, excerpt from a rare Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi, video interviews with Tatsuya Nakadai and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto, original theatrical trailer, essay by Joan Mellen, 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the novel by Yasuhiko Takiguchi
Bar code
  • 31223108463200
  • 31223108463242
  • 31223108463234
  • 31223112816534
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition, special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (133 min.)
Lccn
be2011027474
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515087513
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2063
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray players and will not play on standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray disc, uncompressed mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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