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Title Ugetsu [videorecording] / a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi.
Publication [New York] : Janus Films ; [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, 2005.
Description 2 videodiscs (247 min.) : sound, black and white (disc 1) and color (disc 2) ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (69 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby
video file region 1
Call # DVD JPN
Series Criterion collection ; 309
Criterion collection ; 309.
System Req DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Note In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Videodisc release of the 1953 motion picture.
Based on the stories of Akinari Ueda.
Special features included.
Documentary (disc 2) called: Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director; directed by Kaneto Shindo (1975).
Cast Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Kinuyo Tanaka, Sakae Ozawa, Mitsuko Mito.
Credits Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; editor, Mitsuzo Miyata ; composer, Fumio Hayasaka.
Contents Disc 1. Ugetsu (97 min.) -- Disc. 2. Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director (150 min.).
Summary In sixteenth century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Marriage -- Japan -- Drama.
Ambition -- Drama.
Feature films.
Genre Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Addl. Author Mizoguchi, Kenji, 1898-1956.
溝口健二, 1898-1956.
Ueda, Akinari, 1734-1809.
Nagata, Masaichi, 1906-1985.
永田雅一, 1906-1985.
Kawaguchi, Matsutarō, 1899-1985.
川口松太郎, 1899-1985.
Yoda, Yoshikata, 1909-1991.
Kyō, Machiko, 1924-2019.
京マチ子, 1924-2019.
Tanaka, Kinuyo, 1909-1977.
田中絹代, 1909-1977.
Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973.
森雅之, 1911-1973.
Ozawa, Eitarō, 1909-1988.
小澤榮, 1909-1988.
Mito, Mitsuko.
水戶光子.
Shindō, Kaneto, 1912-2012.
新藤兼人, 1912-2012.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha.
Janus Films.
Alt Title Ugetsu monogatari
ISBN 0780030303 :
9780780030305 :
Standard # 037429209325

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