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Title Bakumatsu taiyōden / seisaku Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha ; kantoku Kawashima Yūzō.
幕末太陽傳 / 製作日活株式会社 ; 監督川島雄三.

Published [London] : Eureka Entertainment Ltd., [2013]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Digitally restored version.
Physical description 1 videodisc (110 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. : illustrations ; 18 cm)
4 3/4 in.
Series The masters of cinema series ; #131
Masters of cinema series ; no. 131.
Credits Producer, Takeshi Yamamoto ; screenplay, Keiichi Tanaka, Shōhei Imamura, Yūzō Kawashima ; director of photography, Kuratarō Takamura ; music, Toshirō Mayuzumi.
Notes Originally released 1957 as a motion picture.
Technical credits from accompanying booklet.
Restored jointly by Nikkatsu Corporation and National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Japan.
"VFD74085"--Disc label.
Performers Furankī Sakai, Minamida Yōko, Hidari Sachiko, Ishihara Yūjirō, Ashikawa Izumi, Okada Masumi.
フランキー堺, 南田洋子, 左幸子, 石原裕次郎, 芦川いづみ, 岡田真澄
Summary Set in the early 1860s in Tokyo, man-about-town Saheiji finds himself unable to pay for a bill at a brothel, so he is forced to remain there to work off his debt. However he finds his wit and resourcefulness enable him to turn this situation to his advantage, as he interacts with a whole range of characters, from rivalling courtesans to political activists.
Audience BBFC rating: 15: contains frequent moderate sex references.
System notes DVD; NTSC; region 2; full screen (1.37:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 2.0.
Language notes In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Other author Kawashima, Yūzō, 1918-1963, film director.
川島雄三, 1918-1963, film director.
Yamamoto, Takeshi, 1908-1972, film producer.
Tanaka, Keiichi, 1936- screenwriter.
田中啓一, 1936- screenwriter.
Imamura, Shōhei, 1926-2006, screenwriter.
今村昌平, 1926-2006 screenwriter.
Sakai, Furankī, 1929-1996, actor.
堺, フランキー, 1929-1996, actor.
Minamida, Yōko, 1933-2009, actor.
南田洋子, 1933-2009, actor.
Hidari, Sachiko, actor.
左幸子, actor.
Ishihara, Yūjirō, 1934-1987, actor.
石原裕次郎, 1934-1987, actor.
Mayuzumi, Toshirō, 1929-1997, composer (expression)
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
にっかつ株式会社, production company.
Eureka Video (Firm), issuing body.
Subject Brothels -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Red-light districts -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Shinagawa-ku (Tokyo, Japan) -- Drama.
Comedy films.
Feature films -- Japan.
Fiction films.
Motion pictures -- Japan.
Variant Title Title from container: Bakumatsu taiyō-den
Title from English subtitles: Bakumatsu tai-yōden
Title from added opening credits: Sun in the last days of the Shogunate
Alternate title from container: Sun legend in the last days of the Shogunate
Alternate title from container: Sun-tribe myth from the Bakumatsu era
Also known as: Shinagawa path
Also known as: Sun diary of Bakumatsu
Also known as: Decadent tale of waning glory
Also known as: Saheiji finds a way
Standard Number 5060000403664
Publisher Number EKA40366 Eureka!