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The Resource The sea is watching : Umi wa miteita, TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) and Nikkatsu Corporation present a Sea Watches Production Committee production in association with Kurosawa Productions, a Kei Kumai film ; producer, Naoto Sarukawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Kei Kumai, (DVD)

The sea is watching : Umi wa miteita, TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) and Nikkatsu Corporation present a Sea Watches Production Committee production in association with Kurosawa Productions, a Kei Kumai film ; producer, Naoto Sarukawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Kei Kumai, (DVD)

Label
The sea is watching : Umi wa miteita
Title
The sea is watching
Title remainder
Umi wa miteita
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) and Nikkatsu Corporation present a Sea Watches Production Committee production in association with Kurosawa Productions, a Kei Kumai film ; producer, Naoto Sarukawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Kei Kumai
Title variation
Umi wa miteita
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
O-Shin, a beautiful young geisha in 19th century Japan, meets a samurai named Fusanosuke, who is on the run for killing a man. She assists him by cutting his hair. Despite the protests of O-Shin's friend, the two fall in love. Eventually he leaves O-Shin, only to return later and reveal that he is engaged. O-Shin, eventually, falls in love again - to Ryosuke, who is also a samurai
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kazuo Okuhara ; editor, Osamu Inoue ; music, Teizo Matsumura ; costume designer, Kazuko Kurosawa ; production designer, Takeo Kimura
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality
Language note
  • Japanese dialogue, English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Thai subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Misa Shimizu, Nagiko Tohno, Masatoshi Nagasu, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Renji Ishibashi, Eiji Okuda
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-
  • 1930-
  • 1970-
  • 1950-
  • 1929-
  • 1918-
  • 1903-1967
  • 1903-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sarukawa, Naoto
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Kumai, Kei
  • Shimizu, Misa
  • Tohno, Nagiko
  • Nagasu, Masatoshi
  • Yoshioka, Hidetaka
  • Ishibashi, Renji
  • Okuda, Eiji
  • Okuhara, Kazuo
  • Inoue, Osamu
  • Matsumura, Teizō
  • Kurosawa, Kazuko
  • Kimura, Takeo
  • Yamamoto, Shūgorō
  • Yamamoto, Shūgorō
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc
  • Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Sea Watches Production Committee (Firm)
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geishas
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Samurai
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The sea is watching : Umi wa miteita, TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) and Nikkatsu Corporation present a Sea Watches Production Committee production in association with Kurosawa Productions, a Kei Kumai film ; producer, Naoto Sarukawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Kei Kumai, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the short stories "The smell of an unknown flower" and "Before the dew dries" by Shugoro Yamamoto
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a298754
  • ocm53184052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781404938694
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396015753
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01575
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The sea is watching : Umi wa miteita, TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) and Nikkatsu Corporation present a Sea Watches Production Committee production in association with Kurosawa Productions, a Kei Kumai film ; producer, Naoto Sarukawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Kei Kumai, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the short stories "The smell of an unknown flower" and "Before the dew dries" by Shugoro Yamamoto
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a298754
  • ocm53184052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781404938694
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396015753
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01575
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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