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The Resource Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Hakuchi : The idiot
Title
Hakuchi
Title remainder
The idiot
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
Idiot
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
The Idiot, an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece about a wayward, pure soul's reintegration into society, updated by Kurosawa to capture Japan's postwar aimlessness, was a victim of studio interference and public indifference. Today, this "folly" looks ever more fascinating
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Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production design by Takashi Matsuyama ; music by Fumio Hayasaka
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H2494 2009
PerformerNote
Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga, Takashi Shimura, Chieko Higashiyama, Eijiro Yanagi, Minoru Chiaki, Noriko Sengoku, Kokuten Kodo, Bokuzen Hidari, Eiko Miyoshi, Chiyoko Fumiya, Mitsuyo Akashi, Daisuke Inoue
Runtime
166
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 11
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • 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
ocn476236850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D11
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476236850
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • 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
ocn476236850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D11
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476236850
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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