The Resource When a woman ascends the stairs : Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki, Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Mikio Naruse ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, (videorecording)

When a woman ascends the stairs : Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki, Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Mikio Naruse ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, (videorecording)

Label
When a woman ascends the stairs : Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki
Title
When a woman ascends the stairs
Title remainder
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki
Statement of responsibility
Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Mikio Naruse ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima
Title variation
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo in 1960. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at a crossroads: she must either go into business and open her own bar or marry
Member of
Cataloging source
YOU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Masao Tamai ; original music, Toshirô Mayuzumi ; editing, Hideshi Oi
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W446 2007
PerformerNote
Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Reiko Dan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1969
  • 1914-1989
  • 1924-2010
  • 1911-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Naruse, Mikio
  • Kikushima, Ryūzō
  • Takamine, Hideko
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Dan, Reiko
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
377
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widows
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Remarriage
  • Ginza (Tokyo, Japan)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
When a woman ascends the stairs : Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki, Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Mikio Naruse ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container insert
  • Accompanying booklet features essays by Phillip Lopate, Catherine Russell, Audie Bock, and Hideko Takamine
  • Special features: Audio commentary by Donald Richie; interview with Tatsuya Nakadai; theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121276
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022521
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1684D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM85428520
  • (OCoLC)85428520
System details
DVD, region 1; enhanced for 16x9 widescreen TVs (2.35:1); Dolby Digital mono, Dolby Digital 3.0 stereo; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
When a woman ascends the stairs : Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki, Toho Company, Ltd. ; produced by Ryuzo Kikushima ; directed by Mikio Naruse ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • "New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container insert
  • Accompanying booklet features essays by Phillip Lopate, Catherine Russell, Audie Bock, and Hideko Takamine
  • Special features: Audio commentary by Donald Richie; interview with Tatsuya Nakadai; theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121276
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022521
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1684D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM85428520
  • (OCoLC)85428520
System details
DVD, region 1; enhanced for 16x9 widescreen TVs (2.35:1); Dolby Digital mono, Dolby Digital 3.0 stereo; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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