Cover image for Onibaba
Title:
Onibaba
Author:
Shindō, Kaneto, 1912-2012.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Homevision, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then they dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole.
General Note:
Title from container.

Videodisc release of the 1964 Japanese motion picture.

Series from container.

Special features: new video interview with writer/director Kaneto Shindo, rare footage provided by actor Kei Sato, shot on location during the filing of Onibaba, original trailer, stills gallery featuring production sketches and promotional art, new essay by Chuck Stephens, filmmakers statement from Kaneto Shino, rare English translation of the original Buddhist fable that inspired the film.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
Japanese
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Geographic Term:
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780780027848
UPC:
037429185827
Format :
DVD