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Title Koroshi no rakuin [videorecording] / Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; kikaku, Iwai Kaneo ; kantoku, Suzuki Seijun.
殺しの烙印 [videorecording] / Janus Films ; 日活株式会社製作 ; 企画, 岩井金男 ; 監督, 鈴木清順.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Ja KOR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Series The Criterion collection ; 38
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 38.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Special features: interview with Seijun Suzuki and Masami Kuzuu ; interview with Suzuki from 1997 ; interview with Joe Shishido ; trailer; booklet including an essay by Tony Rayns.
Credits Screenwriter, Guryū Hachirō ; cinematographer, Nagatsuka Kazue ; production designer, Kawahara Motozō ; editor, Suzuki Akira ; composer, Yamamoto Naozumi.
Screenwriter, 具流八郎 ; cinematographer, 永塚一栄 ; production designer, 川原資三 ; editor, 鈴木晄 ; composer, 山木直純.
Cast Shishido Jō, Nanbara Kōji, Tamagawa Isao, Mari Annu, Ogawa Mariko, Minami Hiroshi.
宍戶錠, 南原宏治, 玉川伊佐男, 真理アンヌ, 小川万里子, 南廣.
Summary The number-three ranked killer in the Tokyo underworld carries out three hits, but bungles a fourth. Then both the women in his life try to kill him. The next thing he knows, he is playing a cat-and-mouse game with the very dangerous No. 1 killer ...
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Japanese dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Assassins -- Japan -- Drama.
Yakuza -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Gangster films
Film noir.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Iwai, Kaneo film producer.
Suzuki, Seijun, 1923- film director.
Guryū, Hachirō screenwriter.
Nagatsuka, Kazue, director of photography.
Kawahara, Sukezo, production designer.
Suzuki, Akira, 1928- editor of moving image work.
Yamamoto, Naozumi, 1932-2002, composer (expression)
Shishido, Jō, 1933- actor.
Nanbara, Kōji, 1927-2001, actor.
Tamagawa, Isao, 1922- actor.
Mari, Annu, 1948- actor.
Ogawa, Mariko, 1949- actor.
Minami, Hiroshi, 1928-1989,, actor.
Rayns, Tony
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Disc label has English title: Branded to kill
Title oncontainer: Seijun Suzuki's Branded to kill
ISBN 9780780022058
Standard No. 037429136225
Music No. BRA090 Criterion Collection
CC2088D Criterion Collection

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