Kuroneko Yabu no naka no kuroneko
|Language and/or Subtitles:||Japanese|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
SummaryIn medieval Japan, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero to quell what is evidently a ghost.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 584.|
Supernatural -- Drama.
Samurai -- Drama.
Heroes -- Japan -- Drama.
Rape victims -- Drama.
Murder victims -- Drama.
Japan -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2011
|Edition||Blu-ray, Special ed., Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Black cat
Yabu no naka no kuroneko
Kaneto Shindo's kuroneko
1912-2012, film director, screenwriter.
Horiba, Nobuyo, film producer.
Noto, Setsuo, film producer.
Kuwahara, Kazuo, film producer.
Nakamura, Kichiemon, 1944- actor.
Otowa, Nobuko, 1924-1994, actor.
Satō, Kei, 1928-2010, actor.
Toura, Mutsuhiro, actor.
Taichi, Kiwako, 1943-1992, actor.
Tonoyama, Taiji, 1915-1989, actor.
Kanze, Hideo, 1927-2007, actor.
Kuroda, Kiyomi, director of photography.
Hayashi, Hikaru, 1931-2012, composer.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Kichiemon Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa, Kei Sato, Rokko Toura, Kiwako Taichi, Taiji Tonoyama, Hideo Kanze.
Cinematographer, Kiyomi Kuroda ; music, Hikaru Hayashi ; editor, Toshio Enoki.
In Japanese; with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
At head of title: Kaneto Shindo's.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Accompanying booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.) comprises an essay by film critic Maitland McDonagh and an excerpt from film scholar Joan Mellen's 1972 interview with Shindo.
Special features: Interview with director Kaneto Shindo; interview with film critic Tadao Sato; theatrical trailer.
Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; monaural.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. .