The Burmese Harp

Starring: Shôji Yasui Director: Kon Ichikawa
The Burmese Harp
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Item:  CRRN 1685D

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1956
  • Label: Criterion
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 - Japanese
    • Subtitles - English - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Interviews: Kon Ichikawa - Director; Rentaro Mikuni - Star
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Essay: Tony Rayns

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/06/2007
"[I]t has a clarity of purpose and a simplicity of execution that makes it still appealing."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2010
"Ichikawa Kon's spiritual odyssey offered the most convincing attempt to date to convey the psychological impact of the country's surrender at the end of WWII."

Plot Synopsis:

Kon Ichikawa's antiwar classic depicts the aftermath of the Burmese campaign of World War II and centers on a soldier who, after a series of horrifying experiences, comes to realize that his vocation is to bury the unknown dead.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Religion | War

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: April 28, 1967.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 105,319
  • UPC: 715515022729
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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