The Resource Kwaidan, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki = Janus Films ; Toho Scope ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru ; screenplay by Mizuki Yoko ; directed by Kobayashi Masaki

Kwaidan, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki = Janus Films ; Toho Scope ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru ; screenplay by Mizuki Yoko ; directed by Kobayashi Masaki

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Kwaidan
Title
Kwaidan
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Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki = Janus Films ; Toho Scope ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru ; screenplay by Mizuki Yoko ; directed by Kobayashi Masaki
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Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Four stories of the supernatural based on Japanese folk material. A man returns to the wife he abandoned years ago to find she's not as she was. A vampire makes good her promise of revenge should her story be told. A blind monk sings the saga of their deeds to noble ghosts. A writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
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videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
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Language note
In Japanese with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.K93
LC item number
K93 2000
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PerformerNote
Rentaro Mikuni, Keiko Kishi, Katsuo Nakamura, Kan-Emon Nakamura
Runtime
161
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
90
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Kwaidan, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki = Janus Films ; Toho Scope ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru ; screenplay by Mizuki Yoko ; directed by Kobayashi Masaki
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Kwaidan, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Ninjin Kurabu ; seisaku Wakatsuki Shigeru ; kyakuhon Mizuki Yōko ; kantoku Kobayashi Masaki = Janus Films ; Toho Scope ; a Ninjin Club production ; produced by Wakatsuki Shigeru ; screenplay by Mizuki Yoko ; directed by Kobayashi Masaki
Publication
Note
  • Based on the writings of folklorist Lafcadio Hearn (aka: Yakumo Koizumi)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (features film scholar Stephen Prince). Disc 2: Masaki Kobayashi (conversation between director Kobayashi and filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda about the making of the film in 1993); Kiyoshi Ogasawara (assistant director Ogasawara discusses working with director Kobayashi and the original version of the film); Lafcadio Hearn (English literature scholar Christopher Benfey, profiles Lafcadio Hearn who played a crucial role in popularizing Japanese folklore for Western audiences, his stories providing the basis for the film); Trailers
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Kurokami =
  • The black hair
  • Yukionna =
  • The woman of the snow
  • Mimi nashi Hoichi =
  • Hoichi the earless
  • Chawan ho naka =
  • In a cup of tea
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (183 min.)
Isbn
9781681430591
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 2 DVDs.
Other control number
715515159012
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2541DDVD
  • CC2541D
  • CC2541D-1
  • CC2541D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn921154558
  • (OCoLC)921154558
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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