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The Resource Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi

Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi

Label
Harakiri : Seppuku
Title
Harakiri
Title remainder
Seppuku
Statement of responsibility
Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Title variation
  • Seppoku
  • Hara kiri
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Yoshio Miyajima ; editor, Hisashi Sagara ; music, Toru Takemitsu
Intended audience
Not Rated
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Nakadai Tatsuya, Iwashita Shima, Ishihama Akira and others
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1996
  • 1932-
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ishihama, Akira
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Iwashita, Shima
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
  • Janus Films
Runtime
133
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
302
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Takiguchi, Yasuhiko
  • Samurai
  • Suicide
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Special features include video introduction, video interviews, a 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Joan Mellen and a reprint of her 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Based on a novel by Yasuhiko Takiguchi
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1962
  • Features: interviews with Tatsuya Nakadai, Shinobu Hashimoto, introduction by Donald Richie, essay by Joan Mellen, theatrical trailer, poster gallery
  • In Japanese with English subtitles
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9780780030060
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the novel "Ibun roninki" by Takiguchi Yasuhiko.
Other control number
037429207321
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
HAR110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61157138
  • 4246-20060
  • (OCoLC)330160
  • ocm61157138
  • 828854
  • 2891422
  • (DLC)ppl00051889
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Harakiri : Seppuku, Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Special features include video introduction, video interviews, a 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Joan Mellen and a reprint of her 1972 interview with Kobayashi
  • Based on a novel by Yasuhiko Takiguchi
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1962
  • Features: interviews with Tatsuya Nakadai, Shinobu Hashimoto, introduction by Donald Richie, essay by Joan Mellen, theatrical trailer, poster gallery
  • In Japanese with English subtitles
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (133 min.)
Isbn
9780780030060
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the novel "Ibun roninki" by Takiguchi Yasuhiko.
Other control number
037429207321
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
HAR110
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61157138
  • 4246-20060
  • (OCoLC)330160
  • ocm61157138
  • 828854
  • 2891422
  • (DLC)ppl00051889
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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