The Resource Black river, produced by Ryotaro Kuwata ; screenplay by Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Black river, produced by Ryotaro Kuwata ; screenplay by Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)

Label
Black river
Title
Black river
Statement of responsibility
produced by Ryotaro Kuwata ; screenplay by Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Title variation
Kuroi kawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
jpn
Summary
Examines the rampant moral corruption on and around U.S. military bases in Japan following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a love triangle that develops between a good-natured student, his innocent girlfriend, and a coldhearted criminal to reveal a nation slowly succumbing to lawlessness and violence
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Yuharu Atsuta; music, Chuji Kinoshita
Language note
In Japanese with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B53 1956b
PerformerNote
Ineko Arima, Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Isuzu Yamada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1996
  • 1929-2004
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kuwata, Ryotaro
  • Matsuyama, Zenzō
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • Arima, Ineko
  • Watanabe, Fumio
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Criminals
  • Japanese language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Black river, produced by Ryotaro Kuwata ; screenplay by Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Eclipse from the Criterion Collection; Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi, against the system
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
sky255371169
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515103114
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ECL 174
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono, NTSC
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black river, produced by Ryotaro Kuwata ; screenplay by Zenzo Matsuyama ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Eclipse from the Criterion Collection; Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi, against the system
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
sky255371169
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515103114
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ECL 174
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono, NTSC
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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