Title
Kokoro
Director
Kon Ichikawa
Based on the work of
Sošeki Natsume
Composer
Yasushi Akutagawa 1925-1989 Masao Oki
Actor
Masayuki Mori Tatsuya Mihashi Michiyo Aratama Shôji Yasui
Language
Japanese
Publisher
Eureka, 2009
1 dvd-video : zw/w. + boekje (48 p.)
Recording date
1955
Playing time
121 min.
Note
Japans gesproken Ondertiteling: Engels
EAN
5060000403015

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About Kon Ichikawa

Kon Ichikawa (市川 崑, Ichikawa Kon, 20 November 1915 – 13 February 2008) was a Japanese film director. His work displays a vast range in genre and style, from the anti-war films The Burmese Harp (1956) and Fires on the Plain (1959), to the documentary Tokyo Olympiad (1965), which won two BAFTA Film Awards, and the 19th-century revenge drama An Actor's Revenge (1963). His film Odd Obsession (1959) won the Jury Prize at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival.

Early life and career

Ichikawa was born in Ise, Mie Prefecture as Giichi Ichikawa (市川儀一). His father died when he was four years old, and the family kimono shop went bankrupt, so he went to live with his sister. He was given the name "Kon" by an uncle who thought the characters in the kanji 崑 signified good luck, because …Read more on Wikipedia