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Title Akio Jissôji : the Buddhist trilogy [(Blu-ray) videorecording]

Edition [Limited edition].
Publication Info. Shenley, England : Arrow Academy, [2019]
Pottstown, PA : MVD Visual, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  JAPANESE AKIRO    AVAILABLE
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Description 3 videodiscs (390 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono rda
LPCM 1.0
HDTV rda
video file region A rda
Blu-ray video
region A rdare
Motion picture
Note Originally released as motion pictures 1970-1972.
LPCM 1.0, full screen 1.33:1.
Features: introductions to all three films by David Desser; scene-select commentaries on all three films by Desser; theatrical trailers for Mandara & Poem.
Includes collector's book (80 pages) featuring illustrations and new writings on the film by Anton Bitel and Tom Mes.
Contents This transient life (1970) / produced by Toyoaki Dan ; written by Toshirō Ishidō ; directed by Akio Jissōji -- Mandala (1971) / written by Toshirō Ishidō ; directed by Akio Jissōji -- Poem (1972) / produced by Kinshirō Kuzui, Akira Tojo ; written by Toshirō Ishidō ; directed by Akio Jissōji.
Cast This transient life: Michiko Tsukasa, Ryō Tamura ; Mandala: Kōji Shimizu, Akiko Mori ; Poem: Shin Kishida, Hiroko Sakurai.
Summary A young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant near a Buddhist monastery; two young couples discover a cult whose purpose is to promote the primordial human state by means of rape and agriculture; when a young boy dedicates himself to his spiritual duty, his teacher looks to turn over his grandfther's estate to realtors for financial gain.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details These are Blu-ray discs which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players ; region A ; mono 1.0.
Language In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject Buddhism -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Incest -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Buddhist cults -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Exploitation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Fiction films.
Foreign films, Japanese.
Blu-ray video discs.
Added Author Jissōji, Akio, 1937-2006, director.
Tsukasa, Michiko, actor.
Tamura, Ryō, 1946- actor.
Shimizu, Kōji, 1944- actor.
Added Title Buddhist trilogy
Standard No. 760137130789
00760137130789 gtin-14
Music No. AA030 Arrow Academy
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