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A story of floating weeds [videorecording] / a Shochiku film. Floating weeds / Daiei Co
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2004
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S pt.1-2 WORLD (JAPANESE))
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD S pt.1-2 WORLD (JAPANESE) CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2004.
Descript
2 videodiscs (86 min.; 119 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 232
Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 232.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
System Det
DVD, mono.
Note
A story of floating weeds: silent film with Japanese intertitles, optional English subtitles and score. Floating weeds: Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Includes the original 1934, black & white, silent film "A Story of Floating Weeds" and the 1959 color remake "Floating Weeds."
Cast
1st work: Takeshi Sakamoto, Choko Iida, Hideo Mitsui, Rieko Yagumo, Yoshiko Tsubouchi, Tokkan-Kozo. 2nd work: Ganjiro Nakamura, Machiko Kyo, Ayako Wakao.
Credits
1st work: screenplay, Tadao Ikeda ; director, Yasujiro Ozu ; photography, Hideo Mohara ; optional new score by David Sosin. 2nd work: producer, Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay, Yasujiro Ozu, Kogo Noda ; director, Yasujiro Ozu ; photography by Kazuo Miyagwa ; editor, Toyo Suzuki ; music, Kojun Saito.
Note
Based on a story by Jēmusu Maki.
Summary
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent film: A Story of Floating Weeds in color and sound with the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating weeds reveals his
Note
Features: Disc 1: new score by Donald Sosin, audio commentary by Donald Richie. Disc 2: original theatrical trailer, audio commentary by Roger Ebert.
Special features: Disc 1: new score by Donald Sosin ; audio commentary by Donald Richie. ; Disc 2: original theatrical trailer, audio commentary by Roger Ebert.
Contents
Story of floating weeds / Janus Films ; a Shochiku film ; screenplay by Tadao Ikeda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu. (86 min.) -- Floating weeds / Janus Films ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Yasujiro Ozu, Kogo Noda ; directed by Yasujiro Ozu. (119 min.).
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Note
Japanese title: Ukigusa monogatari
Alt Title
Floating weeds
Note
Japanese title of second film: Ukigusa
ISBN
0780027051
ISBN/ISSN
037429181928
Music #
FLO060 Criterion Collection
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