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Twenty-four eyes [videorecording] / Shochiku Co. ; Janus Films ; a Keisuke Kinoshita film
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2008 | Special ed. ; fullscreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD T WORLD (JAPANESE))
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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2008.
Edition
Special ed. ; fullscreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 156 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series
The criterion collection ; 442
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 442.
System Det
DVD ; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
Hideko Takamine, Shizue Natsukawa, Chishu Ryu, Kumeko Urabe, Hideyo (Eisei) Amamoto.
Credits
Writer/director, Keisuke Kinoshita ; producer, Ryotaro Kuwata ; director of photography, Hiroyuki Kusuda ; editor, Yoshi Sugiwara ; music, Chuji Kinoshita ; art direction, Kimihiko Nakamura.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the novel by Sakae Tsuboi.
Summary
An elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. It takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death.
Note
"New, restored high-definition digital transfer ... New and improved English subtitle translation"--Container.
Special features: New video interview with Japanese cinema historian and critic Tadao Sato about the film and its director ; theatrical teasers ; a booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Audie Bock and an excerpt from a 1955 interview with Kinoshita.
Local Note
MW, 9-08
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Genre
Alt Author
Note
Japanese title: Nijushi no hitomi
ISBN
1604650575
9781604650570
ISBN/ISSN
715515031325
Music #
CC1763D The Criterion Collection
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