Coverart for item
The Resource Onibaba : Demon woman, Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo, (videorecording)

Onibaba : Demon woman, Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo, (videorecording)

Label
Onibaba : Demon woman
Title
Onibaba
Title remainder
Demon woman
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo
Title variation
Demon woman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Kiyomi Kuroda ; editor, Toshio Enoki ; music, Hikaru Hayashi
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In Japanese (mono) with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O6 2004
PerformerNote
Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Sato, Jukichi Uno, Taiji Tonoyama, Sensho Matsumoto, Kentaro Kaji, Hosui Araya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-
  • 1925-1994
  • 1943-
  • 1928-2010
  • 1914-1988
  • 1915-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shindō, Kaneto
  • Itoya, Hisao
  • Noto, Setsuo
  • Minato, Tamotsu
  • Otowa, Nobuko
  • Yoshimura, Jitsuko
  • Satō, Kei
  • Uno, Jūkichi
  • Tonoyama, Taiji
  • Matsumoto, Somesho
  • Kaji, Kentaro
  • Araya, Hosui
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
226
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Samurai
  • Murder
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Onibaba : Demon woman, Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: new video interview with writer/director Kaneto Shindo ; rare footage provided by actor Kei Sato, shot on location during the filing of Onibaba ; original trailer ; stills gallery featuring production sketches and promotional art ; essay by Chuck Stephens ; filmmakers statement from Kaneto Shindo ; rare English translation of the original Buddhist fable that inspired the film
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm54688273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780780027848
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429185827
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ONI030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54688273
System details
DVD, widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Onibaba : Demon woman, Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: new video interview with writer/director Kaneto Shindo ; rare footage provided by actor Kei Sato, shot on location during the filing of Onibaba ; original trailer ; stills gallery featuring production sketches and promotional art ; essay by Chuck Stephens ; filmmakers statement from Kaneto Shindo ; rare English translation of the original Buddhist fable that inspired the film
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm54688273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780780027848
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429185827
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ONI030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54688273
System details
DVD, widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Southeast LibraryBorrow it
      403 7th St. SE, Washington, DC, 20003, US
      38.8840495 -76.9965051
Processing Feedback ...