The Resource The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (DVD)

The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (DVD)

Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Title
The hidden blade
Title remainder
Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Statement of responsibility
Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada
Title variation
Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • spa
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan..
Awards note
Awards of the Japanese Academy, 2005: Best Art Direction (Mitsu Degawa, Yoshinobu Nishioka).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinemtography, Mutsuo Naganuma ; editor, Iwao Ishi ; art direction, Mitsuo Degawa, Yoshinobu Nishioka ; music, Isao Tomita ; costume designer, Kazuko Kurosawa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some violent material
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M27
LC item number
H53346 2006
PerformerNote
Masatoshi Nagase, Takako Matsu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yamada, Yoji
  • Nagase, Masatoshi
  • Matsu, Takako
  • Tomita, Isao
  • Tartan Video (Firm)
  • Genius Products, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Displacement (Psychology)
  • Loyalty
  • Samurai
  • Amistad
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Behind the scenes with director Yoji Yamada; Berlin Film Festival premiere; Yoji Yamada press conference; Japanese theatrical trailer; U.S. theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a346082
  • ocm70254941
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
842498020203
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
TVD2020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, DVD-9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Behind the scenes with director Yoji Yamada; Berlin Film Festival premiere; Yoji Yamada press conference; Japanese theatrical trailer; U.S. theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a346082
  • ocm70254941
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
842498020203
Other physical details
anamorphic, sd., col.
Publisher number
TVD2020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, DVD-9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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