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The Resource Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa

Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa

Label
Hakuchi : The idiot
Title
Hakuchi
Title remainder
The idiot
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Idiot
  • AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
  • Twenty-five films by Akira Kurosawa
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
The Idiot, an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece about a wayward, pure soul's reintegration into society, updated by Kurosawa to capture Japan's postwar aimlessness, was a victim of studio interference and public indifference. Today, this "folly" looks ever more fascinating
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Toshio Ubukata ; music by Fumio Hayasaka
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga, Takashi Shimura, Chieko Higashiyama, Eijiro Yanagi, Minoru Chiaki, Noriko Sengoku, Kokuten Kodo, Bokuzen Hidari, Eiko Miyoshi, Chiyoko Fumiya, Mitsuyo Akashi, Daisuke Inoue
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-
  • 1898-1976,
  • 1910-1998,
  • 1920-2015,
  • 1911-1973,
  • 1920-1997,
  • 1905-1982,
  • 1890-1980,
  • 1895-1984,
  • 1917-1999,
  • 1894-1971,
  • 1914-1955,
  • 1821-1881
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Koide, Takashi
  • Motoki, Sōjirō,
  • Hisaita, Eijirō
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Hara, Setsuko
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Kuga, Yoshiko,
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Higashiyama, Chieko
  • Yanagi, Eijirō
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Sengoku, Noriko,
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Miyoshi, Eiko,
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  • Janus Films
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
166
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 11
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Motion pictures, Japanese
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Videodisc release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Issued as part of the box set "AK100: 25 films" / by Akira Kurosawa with book (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) shelved separately in Audio (PN1998.3.K87
  • Criterion Collection: AK100D11
  • Criterion Collection: CC1858D (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
476236850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • AK100D11
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hakuchi : The idiot, Janus Films ; a Shochiku production ; produced by Takashi Koide ; developed by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Eijiro Hisaita and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Videodisc release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Issued as part of the box set "AK100: 25 films" / by Akira Kurosawa with book (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) shelved separately in Audio (PN1998.3.K87
  • Criterion Collection: AK100D11
  • Criterion Collection: CC1858D (set)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
476236850
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • AK100D11
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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