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Title Yoidore tenshi [videorecording] = Drunken angel / Toho Company Ltd.; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.
醉いと<U+3099>れ天使 [videorecording] / 配給東宝株式会社 ; 製作本木莊二郎 ; 脚本植草圭之助, 黒澤明 ; 監督黒澤明.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    DRU    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    DRU    Available
Edition Standard format (1.33:1).
Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 413
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 413.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie, "It is wonderful to create" a making-of documentary (31 min.), "Kurosawa and the censors", a video essay on the the censorship challenges facing the production (25 min.).
Program notes on container insert include an essay, "Spoils of war", by author Ian Baruma, and two chapters excerpted from Kurosawa's 1983 autobiography, "Something like an autobiography".
Credits Cinematography by Ito Takeo ; music by Hayasaka Fumio.
Cinematography by 伊藤武夫 ; music by 早坂文雄.
Cast Shimura Takashi, Mifune Toshiro.
志村喬, 三船敏郎.
Summary A yakuza mobster suffering from tuberculosis enters into an unusual relationship with an alcoholic doctor.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language In Japanese, with optional English subtitles.
Subject Yakuza -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Medical drama -- Japan -- Tokyo.
Alcoholics -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Tuberculosis -- Patients -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures -- Japan.
Feature films
Film noir
Gangster films
Criterion collection
Film noir -- Feature.
Gangster -- Feature.
Feature films.
Film noir.
Gangster films
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998
黒澤明, 1910-1998.
Motoki, Sojiro
Uekusa, Keinosuke
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982.
志村喬, 1905-1982.
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997.
三船敏郎, 1920-1997.
Yamamoto, Reizaburo
Kogure, Michiyo
Itō, Takeo
Hayasaka, Fumio, 1914-1955
早坂文雄, 1914-1955.
Janus Films
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc label: Akira Kurosawa's Drunken angel
Added Title Drunken angel
Kurosawa and the censors.
Akira Kurosawa : It is wonderful to create
Spoils of war
Something like an autobiography
ISBN 9781604650013
Standard No. 715515026826
Music No. CC1728 Criterion Collection

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