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The Resource Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara, (DVD)

Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara, (DVD)

Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall
Title
Otoshiana
Title remainder
Pitfall
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara
Title variation
  • Pitfall
  • Kashi to kodomo
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
When a miner leaves his employer and treks out with his young son to become a migrant worker, he finds himself moving from one eerie landscape to another, intermittently followed (and photographed) by an enigmatic man in a clean, white suit, and eventually coming face-to-face with his inescapable destiny
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Hiroshi Segawa ; editor, Fusako Shuzui ; music, Toru Takemitsu, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Yuji Takahashi
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
P584355 2007
PerformerNote
Hisashi Igawa, Sumie Sasaki, Sen Yano, Hideo Kanze, Kunie Tanaka, Kei Sato, Kazuo Miyahara, Akemi Nara, Tadashi Fukuro, Kikuo Kaneuchi, Kan'ichi Omiya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-1993
  • 1928-
  • 1928-
  • 1927-2007
  • 1932-
  • 1928-2010
  • 1956-
  • 1924-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teshigahara, Hiroshi
  • Ōno, Tadashi
  • Abe, Kōbō
  • Igawa, Hisashi
  • Sasaki, Sumie
  • Yano, Sen
  • Kanze, Hideo
  • Tanaka, Kunie
  • Satō, Kei
  • Miyahara, Kazuo
  • Nara, Akemi
  • Fukuro, Tadashi
  • Kaneuchi, Kikuo
  • Omiya, Kanichi
  • Quandt, James
  • Abe, Kōbō
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Sogetsu Foundation (Firm)
  • Teshigahara Purodakushon
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
393
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coal miners
  • Migrant labor
  • Ghosts
Technique
live action
Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Issued in set Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara which includes Pitfall, Woman in the dunes, The face of another
  • Special features: video essay by film critic James Quandt ; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Pitfall = Otoshiana (1962) -- Woman in the dunes = Suna no onna (1964) -- The face of another = Tanin no Kao (1966)
Control code
ocn156912655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781934121412
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024624
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1701D
  • CC1700D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156912655
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Otoshiana : Pitfall, Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Kōbō Abe
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Issued in set Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara which includes Pitfall, Woman in the dunes, The face of another
  • Special features: video essay by film critic James Quandt ; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Pitfall = Otoshiana (1962) -- Woman in the dunes = Suna no onna (1964) -- The face of another = Tanin no Kao (1966)
Control code
ocn156912655
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9781934121412
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024624
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1701D
  • CC1700D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)156912655
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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