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The Resource Donzoko : The lower depths, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Kurosawa Akira, [Motoki Sojiro] ; screenplay by Oguni Hideo and Kurosawa Akira ; photographed by Yamasaki Kazuo ; directed by Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording)

Donzoko : The lower depths, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Kurosawa Akira, [Motoki Sojiro] ; screenplay by Oguni Hideo and Kurosawa Akira ; photographed by Yamasaki Kazuo ; directed by Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording)

Label
Donzoko : The lower depths
Title
Donzoko
Title remainder
The lower depths
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Kurosawa Akira, [Motoki Sojiro] ; screenplay by Oguni Hideo and Kurosawa Akira ; photographed by Yamasaki Kazuo ; directed by Kurosawa Akira
Title variation
Lower depths
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Working with his most celebrated actor, Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kurosawa faithfully adapts Maxim Gorky's classic proletariat play, keeping the original's focus on the conflict between illusion and reality
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Art direction by Muraki Yoshiro ; sound by Yanoguchi Fumio ; music by Sato Masaru
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D669 1993
PerformerNote
Mifune Toshiro, Yamada Isuzu, Kagawa Kyoko, Nakamura Ganjiro, Chiaki Minoru, Fujiwara Kamatari, Negishi Akemi, Mitsui Koji, Tono Eijiro, Miyoshi Eiko, Hidari Bokuzen
Runtime
125
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 16
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Donzoko : The lower depths, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Kurosawa Akira, [Motoki Sojiro] ; screenplay by Oguni Hideo and Kurosawa Akira ; photographed by Yamasaki Kazuo ; directed by Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Based on Maxim Gorky's play: Lower depths
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn476278601
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D16
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476278601
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Donzoko : The lower depths, Janus Films ; Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Kurosawa Akira, [Motoki Sojiro] ; screenplay by Oguni Hideo and Kurosawa Akira ; photographed by Yamasaki Kazuo ; directed by Kurosawa Akira, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Based on Maxim Gorky's play: Lower depths
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn476278601
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D16
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476278601
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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