Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title Kabe atsuki heya [videorecording] / Shōchiku eiga ; Shin-ei purodakushon ; seisaku, Ogura Takeshi ; kyakuhon, Abe Kōbō ; kantoku, Kobayashi Masaki.

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


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    THI    Available
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 Based on the writings of "B and C-class war criminals."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Credits Director of photography, Kusuda Hiroshi ; editor, Ozawa Shizuo ; music, Kinoshita Chūji.
Cast Mishima Kō, Hamada Torahiko, Kishi Keiko, Kobayashi Toshiko, Shin Kinzō, Ozawa Sakae, Ito Yunosuke, Shimomoto Tsutomu, Mitsui Koji.
Summary Among the first Japanese films to deal directly with the scars of World War II, this drama about a group of rank-and file Japanese soldiers jailed for crimes against humanity was adapted by Abe Kōbō from the diaries of real prisoners.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject War criminals -- Japan -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Japan -- Drama.
Prisons -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Added Author Kobayashi, Masaki, 1916-1996, director.
Abe, Kōbō, 1924-1993, screenwriter.
Ogura, Takeshi, 1908-1977, producer.
Mishima, Kō, actor.
Hamada, Torahiko, 1919-2009, actor.
Kishi, Keiko, actor.
Kobayashi, Toshiko, 1932- actor.
Shin, Kinzō, 1910-1988, actor.
Ozawa, Sakae, actor.
Ito, Yūnosuke, actor.
Shimomoto, Tsutomu, 1917-2000, actor.
Mitsui, Kōji, actor.
Kinoshita, Chūji, 1916- composer (expression)
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
Shin-ei purodakushon.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note English title on container and disc label: The thick-walled room
ISBN 9781604656947
Standard No. 715515103114
Music No. ECL172 The Criterion Collection

Available items only