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The Resource Onibaba : Demon woman, Kindai Eiga Kyōkai sakuhin ; seisaku, Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; orijinaru shinario, kantoku, Kaneto Shindō = Janus Films ; A kindai Eiga Kyokai production ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo, (videorecording)

Onibaba : Demon woman, Kindai Eiga Kyōkai sakuhin ; seisaku, Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; orijinaru shinario, kantoku, Kaneto Shindō = Janus Films ; A kindai Eiga Kyokai production ; 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
Kindai Eiga Kyōkai sakuhin ; seisaku, Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; orijinaru shinario, kantoku, Kaneto Shindō = Janus Films ; A kindai Eiga Kyokai production ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo
Title variation
Demon woman
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
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
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In Japanese (mono) with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Sato, Jukichi Uno, Taiji Tonoyama, Sensho Matsumoto, Kentaro Kaji, Hosui Araya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-2012
  • 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
  • Kaji, Kentaro
  • Araya, Hosui
  • Hayashi, Hikaru
  • Kindai Eiga Kyōkai
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
226
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Japan
  • Samurai
  • Murder
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Murder
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Onibaba : Demon woman, Kindai Eiga Kyōkai sakuhin ; seisaku, Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; orijinaru shinario, kantoku, Kaneto Shindō = Janus Films ; A kindai Eiga Kyokai production ; 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
  • Fold-out insert ([10] p. : ill.) includes the essay "Black Sun Rising" 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
54688273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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 ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono ; RSDL dual-layer ; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Onibaba : Demon woman, Kindai Eiga Kyōkai sakuhin ; seisaku, Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; orijinaru shinario, kantoku, Kaneto Shindō = Janus Films ; A kindai Eiga Kyokai production ; 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
  • Fold-out insert ([10] p. : ill.) includes the essay "Black Sun Rising" 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
54688273
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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 ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono ; RSDL dual-layer ; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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