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Uniform Title Tōkyō Orinpikku (Motion picture)
Title Tōkyō Orinpikku [videorecording] / kikaku kanshū Orinpikku Tōkyō Taikai Soshiki Iinkai ; seisaku Tōkyō Orinpikku Eiga Kyōkai ; seisaku Suketaro Taguchi ; sōkantoku Ichikawa Kon = Tokyo Olympiad / project & supervision by Organizing Committee for the Tokyo Olympic Games ; production by The Tokyo Olympic Film Assocation ; produced by Suketaro Taguchi ; directed by Kon Ichikawa ; screenplay by Natto Wada, Yoshio Shirasaka, Shuntaro Tanikawa, Kon Ichikawa.
東京オリンピック / 企画·監修オリンピック東京大会組織委員会 ; 製作東京オリンピック映画協会 ; 製作田口助太郎 ; 総監督市川崑 = Tokyo Olympiad / project & supervision by Organizing Committee for the Tokyo Olympic Games ; production by the Tokyo Olympic Film Assocation ; produced by Suketaro Taguchi ; directed by Kon Ichikawa ; screenplay by Natto Wada, Yoshio Shirasaka, Shuntaro Tanikawa, Kon Ichikawa.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2020]
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 GDL Central Library DVD    Ja 796.48 TOK    Available
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Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (168 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations)
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Series The Criterion collection ; 155
Criterion collection ; 155.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; mono.
Language In Japanese, with English subtitles and English commentary.
Performer With: Abebe Bikila ; Japanese narrator, Ichiro Mikuni ; English narrator: Jack Douglas.
Credits Music, Toshiro Mayazumi ; camera, Shigeo Hayashida, Kazuo Miyagawa, Juichi Nagano, Kinji Nakamura, Tadashi Tanaka.
Note Title from title frame.
Originally released in 1965.
Contents disc one. [Feature film] -- disc two. [Special features].
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note New 4K digital restoration.
Summary Supervising a team of hundreds of technicians using more than a thousand cameras, Ichikawa captured the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo in glorious widescreen images, using cutting-edge telephoto lenses and exquisite slow motion to create lyrical, idiosyncratic poetry from the athletic drama surging all around him.
Note Special features: audio commentary from 2001 by film historian Peter Cowie; new introduction to the film by Cowie; eighty minutes of additional material from the Tokyo Games, with a new introduction by Cowie; archival interviews with director director Kon Ichikawa; new documentary about Ichikawa featuring interviews with cameraman Masuo Yamaguchi, longtime Ichikawa collaborator Chizuko Osaka, and the director's son Tatsumi Ichikawa; trailers; an essay by film scholar James Quandt.
Subject Olympic Games (18th : 1964 : Tokyo, Japan)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Sports films.
Added Author Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-2008, director, screenwriter.
Taguchi, Suketaro., producer.
Wada, Natsuto, 1920-1983, screenwriter.
Shirasaka, Yoshio, 1932-2015, screenwriter.
Tanikawa, Shuntarō, 1931- screenwriter.
Mayuzumi, Toshirō, 1929-1997, composer (expression)
Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, production company.
Tōkyō Orinpikku Eiga Kyōkai, production company.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, film distributor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Tokyo Olympiad
XXVI Tokyo Olympiad 1964
ISBN 9781681437286
1681437287
Standard No. 715515247115
Music No. CC3156D The Criterion Collection set
CC3156D-1--CC3156D-2 The Criterion Collection (discs)

 
    
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