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The Resource Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)

Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)

Label
Fires on the plain
Title
Fires on the plain
Statement of responsibility
Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In this Japanese anti-war film, acts of cannibalism bring home the terrifying brutality of war. Japanese troops are in retreat in the Philippines. Supplies run out and discipline crumbles
Member of
Cataloging source
TJC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nobi (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photographer, Setsuo Kobayashi ; music, Yasushi Akutagawa ; production designer, Tokuji Shibata
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.N63 2007
PerformerNote
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2008
  • 1906-1985
  • 1920-1983
  • 1906-2000
  • 1909-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Funakoshi, Eiji
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Curtis, Micky
  • Ōoka, Shōhei
  • Kadokawa Video (Firm)
  • Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
378
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cannibalism
Technique
live action
Label
Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/imgcc1662d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • CPL DVD#
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934121283
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD; widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/imgcc1662d.gif
Publication
Note
  • CPL DVD#
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934121283
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD; widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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