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The Resource The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (videorecording)

The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (videorecording)

Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Title
The hidden blade
Title remainder
Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Statement of responsibility
Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada
Title variation
Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • spa
  • jpn
Summary
During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan..
Awards note
Awards of the Japanese Academy, 2005: Best Art Direction (Degawa Mitsuo, Nishioka Yoshinobu).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Hidden blade (2004)
Credits note
Cinematography, Naganuma Mutsuo ; editor, Ishi Iwao ; art director, Degawa Mitsuo, Nishioka Yoshinobu ; music, Tomita Isao ; costume designer, Kurosawa Kazuko
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for some violent material
  • Ontario Film Review Board: G
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M27
LC item number
H53346 2006
PerformerNote
Nagase Masatoshi, Matsu Takako
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1932-2016
  • 1927-1997
  • 1927-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yamada, Yōji
  • Nagase, Masatoshi
  • Matsu, Takako
  • Tomita, Isao
  • Fujisawa, Shūhei
  • Fujisawa, Shūhei
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Tartan Video (Firm)
  • Genius Products, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Displacement (Psychology)
  • Loyalty
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Based on: Kakushiken oni no tsume / Fujisawa Shūhei, and Yukiakari / Fujisawa Shūhei
  • Special features: Behind the scenes with director Yoji Yamada; Berlin Film Festival premiere; Yoji Yamada press conference; Japanese theatrical trailer; U.S. theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 vid`eodisc (approximately 132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
842498020203
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TVD2020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70254941
  • 5322219
System details
DVD; Region 1; Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, DVD-9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The hidden blade : Kakushi ken oni no tsume, Shochiku presents a Tartan Films release of a Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo Corporation/Hakuhood Dy Media Partners/Nippon Shuppan Hanbal/Eisei Gekijo production ; produced by Takeo Hisamatsu ; producers, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichirio Yamamoto ; original story, Shuhei Fujisawa ; co-written by Yoshitaka Asama ; written and directed by Yoji Yamada, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Based on: Kakushiken oni no tsume / Fujisawa Shūhei, and Yukiakari / Fujisawa Shūhei
  • Special features: Behind the scenes with director Yoji Yamada; Berlin Film Festival premiere; Yoji Yamada press conference; Japanese theatrical trailer; U.S. theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 vid`eodisc (approximately 132 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
842498020203
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
TVD2020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70254941
  • 5322219
System details
DVD; Region 1; Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, DVD-9, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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