Biruma no tategoto Ba māâ coʺ = The Burmese harp / Nikkatsu Corporation ; director, Kon Ichikawa ; producer, Masayuki Takaki ; original story, Michio Takeyama ; screenplay, Natto Wada

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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma--Drama
Soldiers--Japan--Drama
Militarism--Japan--Drama
War--Moral and ethical aspects--Drama
Soldiers--Psychology--Drama
Feature films--Japan
War films--Japan
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Japanese, Summary is in English, English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision ; [Wilmette, Ill.] : Distributed by Public Media Inc., [1994?]
Series: Japanese classic collection
MCIS video collection
LC Classification: P, PN
Alternate Titles: Ba māâ conʺ
Burmese harp
Additional Authors: Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-
Yasui, Shōji, 1928-
Wada, Natsuto, 1920-1983
Mikuni, Rentarō, 1923-
Takeyama, Michio, 1903-
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
Janus Films
Home Vision (Firm)
Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
Notes: ISBN: 078001457X :$29.95
Videorecording number: BUR 110
VHS format
In Japanese with subtitles in English
Cast: Rentaro Mikuni, Shoji Yasui, Jun Hamamura, Takeo Naito, Akira Nishimura, Hiroshi Tsuchikata, Sanpeimine and Yoshiaki Koto
Credits: Photographer, Minoru Yokoyama ; editor, Masanori Tsujii ; music, Akira Ifukube
The title Burmese harp is also given at the beginning of the film in Burmese
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
"Janus Films."
Summary: Following the actions of a young Japanese officer separated from his battalion at the close of the Pacific War in Burma, the film shows one man's journey from the comforts of companionship in adversity to a solitary confrontation with, and the eventual grasp of, mass death in the name of patriotism
Miami University's MCIS video collection
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 30681810
ISBN/ISSN: 078001457X
BUR 110

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