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The Resource Nobi : Fires on the plain, Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; directed by Kon Ichikawa, (DVD)

Nobi : Fires on the plain, Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; directed by Kon Ichikawa, (DVD)

Label
Nobi : Fires on the plain
Title
Nobi
Title remainder
Fires on the plain
Statement of responsibility
Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; directed by Kon Ichikawa
Title variation
Fires on the plain
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
"Denied hospital treatment for tuberculosis and cast off into the unknown, Private Tamura treks across an unfamiliar Philippine landscape, encountering an increasingly debased cross section of Imperial Army soldiers, who eventually give in to the most terrifying craving of all"--Container
Member of
Awards note
Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Director; Kinema Junpo Awards for Best Actor (Funakoshi) and Best Screenplay; Golden Sail Award, Locarno International Film Festival; Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Actor (Funakoshi).
Cataloging source
TJC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Setsuo Kobayashi ; music by Yasushi Akutagawa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.N6114 2007
PerformerNote
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis, Hikaru Hoshi, Mantaro Ushio, Masaya Tsukida, Ko Sukida, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Asao Sano, Shin Date, Yoshio Inaba, Jun Hamamura
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1985
  • 1920-1983
  • 1915-2008
  • 1906-2000
  • 1938-
  • 1925-1989
  • 1924-
  • 1909-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Wada, Natsuto
  • Ichikawa, Kon
  • Funakoshi, Eiji
  • Takizawa, Osamu
  • Curtis, Mickey
  • Akutagawa, Yasushi
  • Richie, Donald
  • Stephens, Chuck
  • Ōoka, Shōhei
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
104
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
378
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Soldiers
  • Tuberculosis
  • Murder
  • Cannibalism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War films
  • Historical films
  • Film adaptations
  • War
  • Foreign films
  • Philippines
Technique
live action
Label
Nobi : Fires on the plain, Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; directed by Kon Ichikawa, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English credits from English subtitles
  • Based on the novel: Nobi / by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label
  • Special features (33 min.): introduction by film scholar Donald Richie (2006, 12 min.); interview with Ichikawa & Curtis (2005-2006, 21 min.); color bars
  • Booklet includes an essay by Chuck Stephens ("Both ends burning")
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
"That will be your final duty" -- A soldier's journey/Opening credits -- Native dish -- "If you can walk, you're not a patient" -- Attack! -- Many days passed-and many nights -- Price of salt -- Oshima Company -- March of the dead -- "Men can't live without tobacco" -- Boot exchange -- Road to Palompon -- Night crossing -- Take no prisoners -- "Hey, are you dead?" -- Food for thought -- Reunion -- "Monkey meat" -- Splash of blood -- Fires on the plain -- Color bars
Control code
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nobi : Fires on the plain, Daiei Studios ; produced by Masaichi Nagata ; screenplay by Natto Wada ; directed by Kon Ichikawa, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • English credits from English subtitles
  • Based on the novel: Nobi / by Shōhei Ōoka
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label
  • Special features (33 min.): introduction by film scholar Donald Richie (2006, 12 min.); interview with Ichikawa & Curtis (2005-2006, 21 min.); color bars
  • Booklet includes an essay by Chuck Stephens ("Both ends burning")
Accompanying material
1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
"That will be your final duty" -- A soldier's journey/Opening credits -- Native dish -- "If you can walk, you're not a patient" -- Attack! -- Many days passed-and many nights -- Price of salt -- Oshima Company -- March of the dead -- "Men can't live without tobacco" -- Boot exchange -- Road to Palompon -- Night crossing -- Take no prisoners -- "Hey, are you dead?" -- Food for thought -- Reunion -- "Monkey meat" -- Splash of blood -- Fires on the plain -- Color bars
Control code
ocm86070183
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9781934121283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022620
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1662D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)86070183
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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