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The Resource Yume : Dreams, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film by Akira Kurosawa ; presented by Steven Spielberg / Amblin Entertainment ; a Kurosawa Productions film ; produced by Hisao Kurosawa and Mike Y. Inoue ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa

Yume : Dreams, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film by Akira Kurosawa ; presented by Steven Spielberg / Amblin Entertainment ; a Kurosawa Productions film ; produced by Hisao Kurosawa and Mike Y. Inoue ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa

Label
Yume : Dreams
Title
Yume
Title remainder
Dreams
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film by Akira Kurosawa ; presented by Steven Spielberg / Amblin Entertainment ; a Kurosawa Productions film ; produced by Hisao Kurosawa and Mike Y. Inoue ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Akira Kurosawa's dreams
  • Dreams
  • Konna yume wo mita
  • Yume
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Contributor
Actor
Art director
Choreographer
Consultant
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Interviewee
Lighting designer
Presenter
Production company
Production manager
Publisher
Screenwriter
Sound designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Unfolding in a series of mythic vignettes, this late work by Akira Kurosawa brings eight of the beloved director's own nighttime visions, informed by tales from Japanese folklore, to cinematic life. As a visually sumptuous journey through the master's imagination, tales of childlike wonder give way to apocalyptic apparitions: a young boy stumbles on a fox wedding in a forest; a soldier confronts the ghosts of the war dead; a power plant meltdown smothers a seaside landscape in radioactive fumes. Interspersed with reflections on the redemptive power of creation, including a richly textured tribute to Vincent van Gogh, the film is both a showcase for its maker's artistry at its most unbridled and a deeply personal lament for a world at the mercy of human ignorance
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videorecording
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Credits note
Cinematography, Takao Saito, Shoji Ueda ; film editing, Tome Minami ; music, Shinichiro Ikebe ; executive producer, Steven Spielberg ; creative consultant, Ishiro Honda ; production manager, Teruyo Nogami ; assistant director, Takashi Koizumi ; lighting, Takeji Sano ; art direction, Yoshiro Muraki, Akira Sakuragi ; costume design, Emi Wada ; sound, Kenichi Benitani ; visual effects, Industrial Light & Magic, Sony ; choreographer, Michiyo Hata
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Japanese dialogue; optional English subtitles ; titles and credits in Japanese
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
D74 2016
PerformerNote
Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Toshie Negishi, Mieko Harada, Mitsunori Isaki, Toshihiko Nakano, Yoshitaka Zushi, Hisashi Igawa, Chosuke Ikariya, Chishu Ryu, Martin Scorsese, Misato Tate, Mieko Suzuki, Masayuki Yui, Shu Nakajima, Sakae Kimura, Tessho Yamashita
Runtime
120
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
842
Technique
live action
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Label
Yume : Dreams, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film by Akira Kurosawa ; presented by Steven Spielberg / Amblin Entertainment ; a Kurosawa Productions film ; produced by Hisao Kurosawa and Mike Y. Inoue ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame ; statement of responsibility from English subtitles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: disc one. New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Shoji Ueda ; new audio commentary featuring film scholar Stephen Prince ; Kurosawa's Way (2011), a fifty-minute documentary by Kurosawa's longtime translator Catherine Cadou, featuring interviews with filmmakers Bernardo Bertolucci, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Martin Scorsese, Hayao Miyazaki, and others ; trailer ; new English subtitle translation -- disc two. Making of "Dreams" (1990), a 150-minute documentary shot on set and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi ; new interview with production manager Teruyo Nogami ; new interview with assistant director Takashi Koizumi ; plus a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri and Kurosawa's script for a never-filmed ninth dream, introduced by Nogami
Accompanying material
1 booklet (31 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959735328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681432250
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 9781681432250
  • 715515188814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2697D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)959735328
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen 16:9 presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Yume : Dreams, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film by Akira Kurosawa ; presented by Steven Spielberg / Amblin Entertainment ; a Kurosawa Productions film ; produced by Hisao Kurosawa and Mike Y. Inoue ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame ; statement of responsibility from English subtitles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: disc one. New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Shoji Ueda ; new audio commentary featuring film scholar Stephen Prince ; Kurosawa's Way (2011), a fifty-minute documentary by Kurosawa's longtime translator Catherine Cadou, featuring interviews with filmmakers Bernardo Bertolucci, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Martin Scorsese, Hayao Miyazaki, and others ; trailer ; new English subtitle translation -- disc two. Making of "Dreams" (1990), a 150-minute documentary shot on set and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi ; new interview with production manager Teruyo Nogami ; new interview with assistant director Takashi Koizumi ; plus a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri and Kurosawa's script for a never-filmed ninth dream, introduced by Nogami
Accompanying material
1 booklet (31 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959735328
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781681432250
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 9781681432250
  • 715515188814
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2697D
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)959735328
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen 16:9 presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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