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Title:
Tokyo Olympiad
Author:
Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-2008, screenwriter, director.
Uniform Title:
Tōkyō Orinpikku (Motion picture)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Criterion Collection, [2002]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
An epic study of athletes struggling to excel against their own bodies and against each other. Kon Ichikawa used 164 cameramen and over 100 cameras to show the humanity of the competitors-- the tears of the Japanese women volleyball champions, the bellow of the hammer throwers, the pain of the collapsed marathon runner and the solitude of the loser, finishing his lap, picking up his sweats and leaving the field.
General Note:
Widescreen (2.35:1).

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
Japanese

English
Reading Level:
Not rated.
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ISBN:
9780780025066
UPC:
037429166420
Format :
DVD

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