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Title Dodesukaden [(DVD) videorecording] / Yonki no Kai, Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha sakuhin ; gensaku, Yamamoto Shūgorō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira.
どですかでん [videorecording] / 四騎の会, 東宝株式会社作品 ; 原作, 山本周五郎 ; 監督, 黑澤明.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE DOD    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series The Criterion Collection ; 465
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 465.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., new, restored high-definition digital transfer, NTSC.
Language Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Zushi Yoshitaka, Sugai Kin, Tonomura Toshiyuki, Minami Shinsuke, Kusunoki Yūko.
頭師佳孝, 菅井きん, 殿村敏之, 三波伸介, 楠侑子.
Credits Producers, Kurosawa Akira, Matsue Yōichi ; screenplay, Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Hashimoto Shinobu ; cinematography, Saitō Takao, Fukuzawa Yasumichi ; art, Muraki Yōshirō, Muraki Shinobu ; music, Takemitsu Tōru.
Producers, 黑澤明, 松江陽一 ; screenplay, 黑澤明, 小国英雄, 橋本忍 ; cinematography, 斉藤孝雄, 福澤康首 ; art, 村木与四郎, 村木忍 ; music, 武滿徹.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. As desperate as their circumstances may seem, each of them, including the homeless father and son who dream of a home; the young woman hiding from the abuse she receives from her uncle; and a young boy who dreams of being a trolley conductor, find reasons to carry on.
Note Special features: "Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create:" a documentary about the making of the film, including interviews with director Akira Kurosawa, script supervisor Teruyo Nogami, actor Yoshitaka Zushi, and other memebers of the cast and crew (36 min.); theatrical trailer; booklet includes an essay by film historian, Stephen Prince and a new interview with Nogami.
Subject Tokyo (Japan) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Fathers and sons -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Women -- Abuse of -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Boys -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
黑澤明, 1910-1998.
Matsue, Yōichi.
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996.
小国英雄, 1904-1996.
Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-
橋本忍, 1918-
Zushi, Yoshitaka.
Sugai, Kin, 1926-
菅井きん, 1926-
Tonomura, Toshiyuki.
Minami, Shinsuke, 1930-1982.
三波伸介, 1930-1982.
Kusunoki, Yūko, 1933-
楠侑子, 1933-
Yamamoto, Shūgorō, 1903-1967. Kisetsu no nai machi.
山本周五郎, 1903-1967. 季節のない街.
Prince, Stephen, 1955-
Tōhō Eiga, Kabushiki Kaisha.
東宝映画, 株式会社.
Yonki-no-Kai, Inc.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Akira Kurosawa's Dodes'ka-den
Title on container: Dodes'ka-den
ISBN 9781604651270
Standard No. 715515042918
Music No. CC1800D Criterion Collection
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