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The Resource The human condition : Ningen no jōken, screenplay by Masaki Kobayashi, Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki, (videorecording)

The human condition : Ningen no jōken, screenplay by Masaki Kobayashi, Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki, (videorecording)

Label
The human condition : Ningen no jōken
Title
The human condition
Title remainder
Ningen no jōken
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Masaki Kobayashi, Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki
Title variation
Human condition
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Follows a pacifist in WWII-era Japan who struggles to resist corruption and dehumanization while living as a labor camp supervisor, soldier, and prisoner-of-war
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.N564 2009
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima, Ineko Arima, Keiji Sada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1996
  • 1932-
  • 1916-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Aratama, Michiyo
  • Awashima, Chikage
  • Gomikawa, Junpei
Runtime
574
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
480
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gomikawa, Junpei
  • Pacifists
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The human condition : Ningen no jōken, screenplay by Masaki Kobayashi, Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • Originally released as a motion picture trilogy 1959-1961
  • Features: excerpt from a Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi, conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda; video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai; video appreciation of Kobayashi and "The human condition" featuring Shinoda; Japanese theatrical trailers; booklet with essay by Philip Kemp
Bar code
  • 31223139108832
  • 31223103261534
  • 31223103262011
  • 31223139108790
  • 31223139108816
  • 31223139108782
  • 31223088228599
  • 31223139108824
  • 31223103261054
  • 31223139108808
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
Special ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Lccn
be2009018482
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515046619
  • 00715515046619
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1819DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The human condition : Ningen no jōken, screenplay by Masaki Kobayashi, Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi ; produced by Shigeru Wakatsuki, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Junpei Gomikawa
  • Originally released as a motion picture trilogy 1959-1961
  • Features: excerpt from a Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi, conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda; video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai; video appreciation of Kobayashi and "The human condition" featuring Shinoda; Japanese theatrical trailers; booklet with essay by Philip Kemp
Bar code
  • 31223139108832
  • 31223103261534
  • 31223103262011
  • 31223139108790
  • 31223139108816
  • 31223139108782
  • 31223088228599
  • 31223139108824
  • 31223103261054
  • 31223139108808
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
Special ed., anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (574 min.)
Lccn
be2009018482
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515046619
  • 00715515046619
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1819DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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