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The Resource Tengoku to jigoku : High and low, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; written by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai and Takao Saito ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Tengoku to jigoku : High and low, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; written by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai and Takao Saito ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Tengoku to jigoku : High and low
Title
Tengoku to jigoku
Title remainder
High and low
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; written by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai and Takao Saito ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
High and low
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A complex crime thriller in which the son of a chauffer is kidnapped, mistaken as the son of the chauffer's employer, a wealthy shoe manufacturer. A moral dilemma. Should the wealthy man pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his financial position?
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Masaru Sato ; production design by Yoshiro Muraki
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T3933 2009
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Isao Kimura, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Takeshi Kato, Takashi Shimura, Jun Tazaki, Nobuo Nakamura, Yunosuke Ito, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Minoru Chiaki, Eijiro Tono, Yutaka Sada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1997
  • 1914-1989
  • 1904-1996
  • 1898-1976
  • 1910-1998
  • 1901-1988
  • 1920-
  • 1920-1997
  • 1932-
  • 1923-2004
  • 1923-1981
  • 1929-
  • 1905-1982
  • 1908-1991
  • 1936-
  • 1917-1999
  • 1907-1994
  • 1928-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki
  • Kikushima, Ryūzō
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Hisaita, Eijirō
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Saitō, Takao
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Kagawa, Kyōko
  • Mihashi, Tatsuya
  • Kimura, Isao
  • Katō, Takeshi
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Nakamura, Nobuo
  • Ito, Yunosuke
  • Yamazaki, Tsutomu
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Tōno, Eijirō
  • Satō, Masaru
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
143
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 21
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping
  • Executives
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tengoku to jigoku : High and low, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; written by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai and Takao Saito ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn476336392
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781604650532
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D21
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tengoku to jigoku : High and low, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; written by Hideo Oguni, Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai and Takao Saito ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn476336392
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781604650532
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • AK100D21
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; surround
Video recording format
DVD

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