The Resource High and low : Tengoku to jigoku, produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording DVD)

High and low : Tengoku to jigoku, produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording DVD)

Label
High and low : Tengoku to jigoku
Title
High and low
Title remainder
Tengoku to jigoku
Statement of responsibility
produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
Tengoku to jigoku
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
A shoe company magnate must decide whether to save his company or his chauffeur's kidnapped son
Awards note
Fotogramas de Plata award, Fotogramas de Plata, Mainichi Film Concours award, Mainichi Film Concours.
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.T4646
LC item number
T4646 2008
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyk̥o Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Yutaka Sada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1920-1997
  • 1932-
  • 1926-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Mifune, Toshiro
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Kagawa, Kyoko
  • McBain, Ed
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Toho Kabushiki Kaisha
Runtime
143
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
24
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McBain, Ed
  • Executives
  • Kidnapping
  • Mistaken identity
  • Motion pictures, Japanese
  • Foreign films
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
High and low : Tengoku to jigoku, produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "King's ransom" by Ed McBain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Features: audio commentary featuring Akira Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince, the making of "High and low" (37 min.), video interview with actor Toshiro Mifune conducted by TV talk-show host Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, new video interview with actor Tsutomu Yamazaki, trailers, booklet featuring a new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and an on-set account by Japanese film scholar Donald Richie
  • Title from disc label
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen, special ed. double-disc.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the novel King's ransom by Ed McBain.
Other control number
  • 715515030922
  • 00715515030922
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1760D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228908590
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
High and low : Tengoku to jigoku, produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "King's ransom" by Ed McBain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Features: audio commentary featuring Akira Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince, the making of "High and low" (37 min.), video interview with actor Toshiro Mifune conducted by TV talk-show host Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, new video interview with actor Tsutomu Yamazaki, trailers, booklet featuring a new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and an on-set account by Japanese film scholar Donald Richie
  • Title from disc label
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen, special ed. double-disc.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Based on the novel King's ransom by Ed McBain.
Other control number
  • 715515030922
  • 00715515030922
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1760D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)228908590
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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