The insect woman Nippon konchūki

Language and/or Subtitles: Japanese
Format: DVD 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film JAPANESE DVD Insect
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
Call Number  JAPANESE DVD Insect
Portrays 45 years in the life of a woman and her struggles to survive. The story progresses from her life as a country girl to her years as a successful and ruthless madam in Tokyo and back again to her native village.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 473.
Subjects Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Prostitution -- Japan -- Drama.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Publisher [United States] :The Criterion Collection,2009
Edition Special ed., widescreen.
Other Titles Learning to crawl.
Nippon konchūki
Contributors Imamura, Shōhei, 1926-2006.
Hasebe, Keiji.
Himeda, Shinsaku, 1916-1997.
Mayuzumi, Toshirō, 1929-1997.
Hidari, Sachiko.
Kishi, Teruko.
Sasaki, Sumie, 1928-
Nagato, Hiroyuki, 1934-2011.
Harukawa, Masumi, 1935-
Rayns, Tony.
Lim, Dennis, 1973- Learning to crawl.
Janus Films.
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Hidari Sachiko, Kishi Teruko, Sasaki Sumie, Nagato Hiroyuki, Harukawa Masumi.
Other Contributors Cinematographer, Himeda Shinsuku; music, Mayuzumi Toshiro; art, Nakamura Kimihiko ; editor, Tanji Mutsuo.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language Japanese
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
DVD release of the 1963 motion picture.
Special features: conversation between Imamura and Tadao Sato about the film ; interview with Tony Rayns ; booklet containing essay "Learning to crawl" by Dennis Lim.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([14] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
ISBN 9781604651539
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