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Yabu no naka no kuroneko [videorecording] = Black cat / Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha haikyū ; Kindai Eiga Kyōkai, Nippon Eiga Shinsha teikei sakuhin ; seisaku, Noriba Nobuyo, Noto Setsuo, Kuwahara Kazuo ; kyakuhon, kantoku, Shindō Kaneto.


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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Ligonier PL - Ligonier DVD T (Text) 73571200049924 Main Floor, DVD Shelves Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604654929
  • ISBN: 1604654929
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
  • Edition: DVD special ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Special features: Interview with director Kaneto Shindo ; interview with critic Tadao Sato ; theatrical trailer ; booklet with essay by critic Maitland McDonagh and excerpt from Joan Mellen's 1972 interview with Shindo.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Kuroda Kiyomi ; costume designer, Kobayashi Shigeo ; composer, Hayashi Hikaru ; art director, Marumo Takashi, Igawa Tokumichi ; editor, Enoki Toshio.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nakamura Kichiemon, Otowa Nobuko, Satō Kei, Tōra Rokko, Taichi Kiwako, Tonoyama Taiji, Kanze Hideo, Esumi Eimei, Ōki Shōji, Kaji Kentarō.
Summary, etc.:
In war-torn medieval Japan, a military hero is sent to a small village to dispatch a malevolent spirit that has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai, and discovers that he must face his own personal demons as well.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Revenge > Drama.
Supernatural > Drama.
Samurai > Drama.
Heroes > Japan > Drama.
Genre: Horror films
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.

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