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The Resource Biruma no tategoto : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)

Biruma no tategoto : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)

Label
Biruma no tategoto : The Burmese harp
Title
Biruma no tategoto
Title remainder
The Burmese harp
Statement of responsibility
Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi
Title variation
Burmese harp
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • bur
  • eng
  • jpn
  • bur
  • jpn
Summary
An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close of World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, disguises himself as a Buddhist monk and stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Sound, Masakazu Kamiya ; editor, Masanori Tsujuii ; music, Akira Ifukube
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese and Burmese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
D743.23
LC item number
.B57 2007
PerformerNote
Rentaro Mikuni, Shoji Yasui
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-
  • 1903-1984
  • 1920-1983
  • 1906-1978
  • 1923-
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Takeyama, Michio
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Takagi, Masayuki
  • Mikuni, Rentarō
  • Yasui, Shōji
  • Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
116
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
379
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Burma
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Biruma no tategoto : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: interview the director Kon Ichikawa ; interview with actor Rentaro Mikuni ; original theatrical trailer ; essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm81146903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781934121290
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022729
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1685D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81146903
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Biruma no tategoto : The Burmese harp, Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada ; produced by Masayuki Takagi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: interview the director Kon Ichikawa ; interview with actor Rentaro Mikuni ; original theatrical trailer ; essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm81146903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781934121290
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022729
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1685D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81146903
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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