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The Resource Biruma no tategoto [DVD] : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)

Biruma no tategoto [DVD] : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)

Label
Biruma no tategoto [DVD] : The Burmese harp
Title
Biruma no tategoto [DVD]
Title remainder
The Burmese harp
Statement of responsibility
Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi
Title variation
Burmese harp
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • bur
  • eng
  • jpn
  • bur
  • jpn
Summary
An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close of World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, disguises himself as a Buddhist monk and stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Sound, Masakazu Kamiya ; editor, Masanori Tsujuii ; music, Akira Ifukube
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese and Burmese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.B57 2007
PerformerNote
Rentaro Mikuni, Shoji Yasui
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2008
  • 1903-1984
  • 1920-1983
  • 1906-1978
  • 1923-2013
  • 1928-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Takeyama, Michio
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Takagi, Masayuki
  • Mikuni, Rentarō
  • Yasui, Shōji
  • Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
116
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
379
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Biruma no tategoto [DVD] : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: interview the director Kon Ichikawa ; interview with actor Rentaro Mikuni ; original theatrical trailer ; essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a366187
  • ocm81146903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781934121290
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022729
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1685D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81146903
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Biruma no tategoto [DVD] : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: interview the director Kon Ichikawa ; interview with actor Rentaro Mikuni ; original theatrical trailer ; essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a366187
  • ocm81146903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781934121290
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022729
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1685D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81146903
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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