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  • Published: [United States] : Criterion Collection : Janis Films, 2007.
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: Japanese
  • Format: DVD

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 1934121290
  • 9781934121290
  • 715515022729


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The Burmese harp videorecording = : Biruma no tategoto

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Call number: DVD FLC-JPN Burmese

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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.

Special features: interview the director Kon Ichikawa ; interview with actor Rentaro Mikuni ; original theatrical trailer ; essay by critic and historian Tony Rayns.

Rentaro Mikuni, Shoji Yasui.

An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close of World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, disguises himself as a Buddhist monk and stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment.

DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.

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