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The Resource Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)

Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)

Label
Fires on the plain
Title
Fires on the plain
Statement of responsibility
Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In this Japanese anti-war film, acts of cannibalism bring home the terrifying brutality of war. Japanese troops are in retreat in the Philippines. Supplies run out and discipline crumbles
Member of
Cataloging source
TJC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Setsuo Kobayashi ; music, Yasushi Akutagawa ; production designer, Tokuji Shibata
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2008
  • 1906-1985
  • 1920-1983
  • 1906-2000
  • 1938-
  • 1909-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Funakoshi, Eiji
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Curtis, Mickey
  • Ōoka, Shōhei
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
378
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cannibalism
  • Foreign films
Technique
live action
Label
Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
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
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4362 [FOREIGN] FIRES ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; DIALOGUE IN JAPANESE ; D01Z ; YVN0704MW96.
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
CC1662D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 86070183
  • (Sirsi) 86070183
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fires on the plain, Kadokawa Video ; Kadokawa Herald Pictures, Inc. ; a Kon Ichikawa film ; Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; director, Kon Ichikawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Edition statement taken from back of container
  • Based on the novel by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Special features: New video introduction by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie; new video piece featuring director Kon Ichikawa and actor Mickey Curtis; new essay by film critic Chuck Stephens
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
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen ; Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4362 [FOREIGN] FIRES ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; DIALOGUE IN JAPANESE ; D01Z ; YVN0704MW96.
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
CC1662D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 86070183
  • (Sirsi) 86070183
  • (OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital mono., NTSC, new restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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