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The Resource Double suicide : Shinjū ten no Amijima, [presented by] Janus Films ; Hyōgensha, Nihon Āto Shiatā Girudo ; seisaku Shinoda Masahiro ; gensaku Chikamatsu Monzaemon ; kyakushoku Tomioka Taeko, Takemitsu Tōru, Shinoda Masahiro ; kantoku Shinoda Masahiro, (videorecording)

Double suicide : Shinjū ten no Amijima, [presented by] Janus Films ; Hyōgensha, Nihon Āto Shiatā Girudo ; seisaku Shinoda Masahiro ; gensaku Chikamatsu Monzaemon ; kyakushoku Tomioka Taeko, Takemitsu Tōru, Shinoda Masahiro ; kantoku Shinoda Masahiro, (videorecording)

Label
Double suicide : Shinjū ten no Amijima
Title
Double suicide
Title remainder
Shinjū ten no Amijima
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Janus Films ; Hyōgensha, Nihon Āto Shiatā Girudo ; seisaku Shinoda Masahiro ; gensaku Chikamatsu Monzaemon ; kyakushoku Tomioka Taeko, Takemitsu Tōru, Shinoda Masahiro ; kantoku Shinoda Masahiro
Title variation
Shinjū ten no Amijima
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
In this stylized dramatization of the puppet theater play, Jihei abandons business, family and self respect for a passionate love affair with a geisha whose freedom he cannot afford. As the world closes in upon him, he finds his only course of action to be death together with the lover he is unable to obtain in life
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Narushima Tōichirō ; music, Takemitsu Tōru
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Japanese language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
S45 2000
PerformerNote
Nakamura Kichiemon, Iwashita Shima, Takita Yūsuke, Komatsu Hōsei, Fujiwara Kamatari
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1944-
  • 1941-
  • 1653-1725
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shinoda, Masahiro
  • Nakamura, Kichiemon
  • Iwashita, Shima
  • Chikamatsu, Monzaemon
  • Janus Films
  • Hyōgensha
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chikamatsu, Monzaemon
  • Chikamatsu, Monzaemon
  • Suicide
  • Geishas
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Japanese language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Double suicide : Shinjū ten no Amijima, [presented by] Janus Films ; Hyōgensha, Nihon Āto Shiatā Girudo ; seisaku Shinoda Masahiro ; gensaku Chikamatsu Monzaemon ; kyakushoku Tomioka Taeko, Takemitsu Tōru, Shinoda Masahiro ; kantoku Shinoda Masahiro, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Shinjū ten no Amijima / Chikamatsu Monzaemon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45949628
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [104 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780023291
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149621
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DOU040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 884917
  • (Sirsi) o45949628
System details
DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Double suicide : Shinjū ten no Amijima, [presented by] Janus Films ; Hyōgensha, Nihon Āto Shiatā Girudo ; seisaku Shinoda Masahiro ; gensaku Chikamatsu Monzaemon ; kyakushoku Tomioka Taeko, Takemitsu Tōru, Shinoda Masahiro ; kantoku Shinoda Masahiro, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Shinjū ten no Amijima / Chikamatsu Monzaemon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45949628
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [104 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780780023291
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149621
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DOU040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 884917
  • (Sirsi) o45949628
System details
DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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