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The Resource Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara

Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara

Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall
Title
Otoshiana
Title remainder
Pitfall
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara
Title variation
  • Pitfall
  • Kashi to kodomo
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
When a miner leaves his employer and treks out with his young son to become a migrant worker, he finds himself moving from one eerie landscape to another, intermittently followed (and photographed) by an enigmatic man in a clean, white suit, and eventually coming face-to-face with his inescapable destiny
Member of
Cataloging source
IMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Toru Takemitsu, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Yuji Takahashi
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Hisashi Igawa, Sumie Sasaki, Sen Yano, Hideo Kanze, Kunie Tanaka, Kei Sato, Kazuo Miyahara, Akemi Nara, Tadashi Fukuro, Kikuo Kaneuchi, Kan'ichi Omiya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-1993,
  • 1928-2019,
  • 1928-2010,
  • 1927-2007,
  • 1932-2021,
  • 1928-2010,
  • 1935-2020,
  • 1933-
  • 1938-
  • 1956-
  • 1924-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teshigahara, Hiroshi,
  • Ōno, Tadashi,
  • Abe, Kōbō
  • Igawa, Hisashi,
  • Sasaki, Sumie
  • Yano, Sen
  • Kanze, Hideo
  • Tanaka, Kunie
  • Satō, Kei
  • Miyahara, Kazuo,
  • Nara, Akemi
  • Fukuro, Tadashi
  • Kaneuchi, Kikuo
  • Omiya, Kanichi,
  • Takemitsu, Tōru
  • Ichiyanagi, Toshi
  • Takahashi, Yūji
  • Quandt, James
  • Abe, Kōbō
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Sogetsu Foundation (Firm)
  • Teshigahara Purodakushon
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara
Series volume
393
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coal miners
  • Migrant labor
  • Ghosts
Technique
live action
Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the story by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Issued in the set: Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • Special features: video essay by film critic James Quandt; theatrical trailer
  • Booklet accompanying the set includes the essays The spectral landscape of Teshigahara, Abe, and Takemitsu by Peter Grilli; and Outdoor miner : Howard Hampton on Pitfall; as well an interview with Teshigahara by Max Tessier
  • Supplementary disc accompanying the set includes the documentary feature Teshigahara and Abe : a collaboration, and several short films by Teshigahara
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
156912655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781934121672
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bates: Set booklet shelved under: PN1997.O875 2007; supplementary disc under: PN1998.3.T48 T4744 2007
Other control number
715515024624
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC1701D
  • CC1700D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156912655
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the story by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Issued in the set: Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • Special features: video essay by film critic James Quandt; theatrical trailer
  • Booklet accompanying the set includes the essays The spectral landscape of Teshigahara, Abe, and Takemitsu by Peter Grilli; and Outdoor miner : Howard Hampton on Pitfall; as well an interview with Teshigahara by Max Tessier
  • Supplementary disc accompanying the set includes the documentary feature Teshigahara and Abe : a collaboration, and several short films by Teshigahara
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
156912655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781934121672
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bates: Set booklet shelved under: PN1997.O875 2007; supplementary disc under: PN1998.3.T48 T4744 2007
Other control number
715515024624
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC1701D
  • CC1700D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156912655
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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