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The Resource Jigoku : Hell, Shintoho Company, Ltd. ; a Mitsugu Okura Production ; Kokusai Hoei ; screenplay by Nobuo Nakagawa and Ichiro Miyagawa ; director, Nobuo Nakagawa, (videorecording)

Jigoku : Hell, Shintoho Company, Ltd. ; a Mitsugu Okura Production ; Kokusai Hoei ; screenplay by Nobuo Nakagawa and Ichiro Miyagawa ; director, Nobuo Nakagawa, (videorecording)

Label
Jigoku : Hell
Title
Jigoku
Title remainder
Hell
Statement of responsibility
Shintoho Company, Ltd. ; a Mitsugu Okura Production ; Kokusai Hoei ; screenplay by Nobuo Nakagawa and Ichiro Miyagawa ; director, Nobuo Nakagawa
Title variation
Hell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A university student haunted by a dark alter ego and surrounded by a web of deaths is sent on a tour of hell in which he and innumerable other people suffer a variety of gruesome torments
Member of
Cataloging source
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Mamoru Morita
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
J54658 2006
PerformerNote
Shigeru Amachi, Youichi Numata, Utako Mitsuya
Runtime
101
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
352
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Jigoku : Hell, Shintoho Company, Ltd. ; a Mitsugu Okura Production ; Kokusai Hoei ; screenplay by Nobuo Nakagawa and Ichiro Miyagawa ; director, Nobuo Nakagawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the original concept by Sosuke Kasane
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; "Building the inferno", a new documentary on director Nobuo Nakagawa and the making of the film, featuring exclusive interviews with actor Youichi Numata, screenwriter Ichiro Miyagawa, Nakagawa collaborators Chiho Katsura and Kensuke Suzuki and director Kiyoshi Kurosawa; theatrical trailer; galleries of posters from selected Nakagawa and Shintoho Studios films; new essay by noted Asian cinema critic Chuck Stephens
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm71847676
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781559409995
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1651D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, letterboxed) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jigoku : Hell, Shintoho Company, Ltd. ; a Mitsugu Okura Production ; Kokusai Hoei ; screenplay by Nobuo Nakagawa and Ichiro Miyagawa ; director, Nobuo Nakagawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the original concept by Sosuke Kasane
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; "Building the inferno", a new documentary on director Nobuo Nakagawa and the making of the film, featuring exclusive interviews with actor Youichi Numata, screenwriter Ichiro Miyagawa, Nakagawa collaborators Chiho Katsura and Kensuke Suzuki and director Kiyoshi Kurosawa; theatrical trailer; galleries of posters from selected Nakagawa and Shintoho Studios films; new essay by noted Asian cinema critic Chuck Stephens
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm71847676
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781559409995
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515020121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1651D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, letterboxed) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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