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Title Ichiban utsukushiku [videorecording] / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha seisaku ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa].
一番美しく [videorecording] / 東寶株式會社製作 ; [director, Akira Kurosawa ; producers, Motohiko Ito, Jin Usami ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa].

Published [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
Edition DVD ed.
Physical description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Series 23, the first films of Akira Kurosawa
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 23, First films of Akira Kurosawa.
Notes Videodisc release of the 1944 motion picture.
A foreign film (Japan).
Credits Cinematographer, Obara Jōji ; music, Suzuki Seiichi ; art, Abe Teruaki.
Cinematographer, 小原譲治 ; music, 鈴木静一 ; art, 安部輝明.
Performers Shimura Takashi, Kiyokawa Sōji, Sugai Ichirō, Irie Takako, Tanima Sayuri.
志村喬, 清川荘司, 菅井一郎, 入江たか子, 谷間小百合.
Summary Presents the story of a group of girls who work in a precision-optical-instruments factory, making lenses, binoculars, etc., during wartime in Japan. This was filmed in a real factory with real workers which gives the movie a documentary flavor.
System notes DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language notes In Japanese with optional subtitles in English.
Other author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
黒澤明, 1910-1998.
Itō, Motohiko.
Usami, Jin.
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982.
志村喬, 1905-1982.
Kiyokawa, Soji.
Sugai, Ichiro.
Yaguchi, Yoko.
Irie, Takako, 1911-1995.
入江たか子, 1911-1995.
Tanima, Sayuki, 1922-
谷間小百合, 1922-
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Participation, Female -- Drama.
Women's volunteer labor corps -- Japan -- Drama.
Feature films
Documentary-style films
Propaganda films
Variant Title Title on disc lable: Most beautiful, The
ISBN 9781604653250
Publisher Number ECL106 The Criterion Collection