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The Resource Saikaku ichidai onna : The life of Oharu, Toho, Toho Company, Ltd. ; Kabushiki Kaisha Shin Tōhō, Koi Purodakushon ; seisaku, Koi Hideo ; kyakuhon, Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi ; kantoku Kenji Mizoguchi = a Shintoho-Koi coproduction ; produced by Hideo Koi ; screenplay by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

Saikaku ichidai onna : The life of Oharu, Toho, Toho Company, Ltd. ; Kabushiki Kaisha Shin Tōhō, Koi Purodakushon ; seisaku, Koi Hideo ; kyakuhon, Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi ; kantoku Kenji Mizoguchi = a Shintoho-Koi coproduction ; produced by Hideo Koi ; screenplay by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

Label
Saikaku ichidai onna : The life of Oharu
Title
Saikaku ichidai onna
Title remainder
The life of Oharu
Statement of responsibility
Toho, Toho Company, Ltd. ; Kabushiki Kaisha Shin Tōhō, Koi Purodakushon ; seisaku, Koi Hideo ; kyakuhon, Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi ; kantoku Kenji Mizoguchi = a Shintoho-Koi coproduction ; produced by Hideo Koi ; screenplay by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Title variation
Life of Oharu
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In 17th-century Japan, a samurai's daughter, Oharu, falls in love with a servant. Caught together, the man is beheaded and Oharu and her family are exiled. After enduring further misfortunes as a concubine, a courtesan, wife, and prostitute, Oharu becomes a mendicant nun in her old age
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story editor, Isamu Yoshii ; cinematography, Yoshimi Hirano ; musical director, Ichiro Saito ; production design, Hiroshi Mizutani
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Kinuyo Tanaka, Hisako Yamane, Toshiro Mifune, Jukichi Uno, Ichiro Sugai, Eitaro Shindo, Akira Ooizumi, Masao Shimizu, Daisuke Kato, Toranosuke Ogawa, Eijiro Yanagi, Yuriko Hamada, Haruyo Ichikawa, Komako Hara, Kikue Mouri, Sadako Sawamura, Toshiaki Konoe, Kinnosuke Takamatsu, Benkei Shiganoya, Unpei Yokoyama, Tsukie Matsuura
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1956,
  • 1909-1991,
  • 1908-1992,
  • 1909-1977,
  • 1921-1990,
  • 1920-1997,
  • 1914-1988,
  • 1899-1977,
  • 1925-1998,
  • 1908-1975,
  • 1911-1975,
  • 1897-1967,
  • 1895-1984,
  • 1910-1968,
  • 1911-
  • 1908-1996,
  • 1907-1999,
  • 1642-1693
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mizoguchi, Kenji
  • Yoda, Yoshikata
  • Koi, Eisei
  • Tanaka, Kinuyo
  • Yamane, Hisako
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Uno, Jūkichi
  • Sugai, Ichiro,
  • Shindō, Eitarō
  • Ooizumi, Akira
  • Shimizu, Masao
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Ogawa, Toranosuke
  • Yanagi, Eijirō
  • Hamada, Yuriko,
  • Ichikawa, Haruyo,
  • Hara, Komako
  • Mouri, Kikue
  • Konoe, Toshiaki
  • Sawamura, Sadako
  • Takamatsu, Kinnosuke,
  • Shiganoya, Benkei,
  • Yokoyama, Unpei,
  • Matsuura, Tsukie
  • Ihara, Saikaku
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Shintōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
136
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
664
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Prostitutes
  • Prostitutes
  • Social conditions
  • Women
  • Japan
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Saikaku ichidai onna : The life of Oharu, Toho, Toho Company, Ltd. ; Kabushiki Kaisha Shin Tōhō, Koi Purodakushon ; seisaku, Koi Hideo ; kyakuhon, Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi ; kantoku Kenji Mizoguchi = a Shintoho-Koi coproduction ; produced by Hideo Koi ; screenplay by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by Saikaku Ihara
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Booklet features an essay by film scholar Gilberto Perez
  • Special features: Dudley Andrew on The life of Oharu : Mizoguchi's art and the Demimonde (an illustrated audio essay with commentary by Dudley Andrew); The travels of Kinuyo Tanaka (a 2009 film by Koko Kajiyama documenting Tanaka's 1949 goodwill tour of the United States)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
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
844084525
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9781604657395
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515107419
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2276D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)844084525
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.37:1 aspect ratio); PCM mono
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saikaku ichidai onna : The life of Oharu, Toho, Toho Company, Ltd. ; Kabushiki Kaisha Shin Tōhō, Koi Purodakushon ; seisaku, Koi Hideo ; kyakuhon, Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi ; kantoku Kenji Mizoguchi = a Shintoho-Koi coproduction ; produced by Hideo Koi ; screenplay by Kenji Mizoguchi and Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by Saikaku Ihara
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Booklet features an essay by film scholar Gilberto Perez
  • Special features: Dudley Andrew on The life of Oharu : Mizoguchi's art and the Demimonde (an illustrated audio essay with commentary by Dudley Andrew); The travels of Kinuyo Tanaka (a 2009 film by Koko Kajiyama documenting Tanaka's 1949 goodwill tour of the United States)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.)
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
844084525
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Isbn
9781604657395
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515107419
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2276D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)844084525
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.37:1 aspect ratio); PCM mono
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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