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Title Kuroi kawa [videorecording] / Shōchiku eiga ; seisaku, Kuwata Ryōtarō ; kyakuhon, Matsuyama Zenzō ; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]

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Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse series ; 38
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 38, Masaki Kobayashi, against the system.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Original story by Tomishima Takeo.
Credits Director of photography, Atsuta Yūharu ; editor, Hamamura Yoshiyasu ; music, Kinoshita Chūji.
Cast Arima Ineko, Watanabe Fumio, Nakadai Tatsuya, Yamada Isuzu, Katsuragi Yoko, Awaji Keiko, Tōno Eijirō, Miyaguchi Seiji, Shimizu Masao, Takahashi Toyo, Kahara Natsuko, Miyoshi Eiko, Nagai Tomoo, Sano Asao, Tomita Nakajiro, Ogasawara Shojiro, Nagata Yasushi, Nakamura Zekō.
Summary Examines the rampant moral corruption on and around U.S. military bases in Japan following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a love triangle that develops between a good-natured student, his innocent girlfriend, and a coldhearted criminal to reveal a nation slowly succumbing to lawlessness and violence.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Japan -- Drama.
Criminals -- Japan -- Drama.
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Japan -- Drama.
Military bases, American -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Kobayashi, Masaki, 1916-1996, director.
Matsuyama, Zenzō, screenwriter.
Arima, Ineko, actor.
Watanabe, Fumio, 1929-2004, actor.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- actor.
Yamada, Isuzu, 1917-2012, actor.
Katsuragi, Yoko, actor.
Awaji, Keiko, 1933-2014, actor.
Tōno, Eijirō, 1907-1994, actor.
Miyaguchi, Seiji, 1913-1985, actor.
Shimizu, Masao, 1908-1975, actor.
Miyoshi, Eiko, actor.
Kinoshita, Chūji, 1916- composer (expression)
Tomishima, Takeo, 1931-1998. Kuroi kawa.
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note English title on container and disc label: Black river
ISBN 9781604656961
1604656964
Standard No. 715515103114
Music No. ECL174 The Criterion Collection

 
    
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