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The Resource Drunken angel, Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)

Drunken angel, Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)

Label
Drunken angel
Title
Drunken angel
Statement of responsibility
Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Akira Kurosawa's Drunken angel
  • Yoidore tenshi
  • Drunken angel
  • Akira Kurosawa : It is wonderful to create
  • Spoils of war
  • Something like an autobiography
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A yakuza mobster suffering from tuberculosis enters into an unusual relationship with an alcoholic doctor
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Ito Takeo ; music by Hayasaka Fumio
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.Y653674 2007
PerformerNote
Shimura Takashi, Mifune Toshiro
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998.
  • 1905-1982
  • 1920-1997
  • 1914-1955
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Motoki, Sojiro
  • Uekusa, Keinosuke
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Yamamoto, Reizaburo
  • Kogure, Michiyo
  • Itō, Takeo
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
98
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
413
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yakuza
  • Physicians
  • Alcoholics
  • Tuberculosis
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Yakuza
  • Physicians
  • Alcoholics
  • Tuberculosis
  • Man-woman relationship
Technique
live action
Label
Drunken angel, Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie, "It is wonderful to create" a making-of documentary (31 min.), "Kurosawa and the censors", a video essay on the the censorship challenges facing the production (25 min.)
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay, "Spoils of war", by author Ian Baruma, and two chapters excerpted from Kurosawa's 1983 autobiography, "Something like an autobiography"
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a376820
  • ocn173190466
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604650013
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515026826
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1728
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)173190466
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Drunken angel, Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie, "It is wonderful to create" a making-of documentary (31 min.), "Kurosawa and the censors", a video essay on the the censorship challenges facing the production (25 min.)
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay, "Spoils of war", by author Ian Baruma, and two chapters excerpted from Kurosawa's 1983 autobiography, "Something like an autobiography"
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a376820
  • ocn173190466
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781604650013
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515026826
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1728
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)173190466
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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