SKU 6280

TWO FILM DVD: THE THICK-WALLED ROOM (1953) + THE LUMBERJACK AND THE LADY (1935) * with switchable English subtitles *

Masaki Kobayashi Writer: Kôbô Abe Kô Mishima ... Yokota Torahiko Hamada Torahiko Hamada ... Yamashita Keiko Kishi Keiko Kishi ... Yoshiko Toshiko Kobayashi Toshiko Kobayashi ... Yamashita's sister Eitarô Ozawa Eitarô Ozawa Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Junko Anami Junko Anami Tomio Aoki Tomio Aoki Yoshiko Ashigawa Yoshiko Ashigawa Tadashi Azuma Tadashi Azuma Shûichi Doki Shûichi Doki Shigemichi Dôsan Shigemichi Dôsan Shôichi Fujioka Shôichi Fujioka Toshirô Hayano Toshirô Hayano Kan Hayashi Kan Hayashi Michiya Higuchi Michiya Higuchi Hiromasa Nomura Writers: Tadao Ikeda (screenplay), Tadao Ikeda (story) Shozaburo Abe Akio Isono Akio Isono Sôjin Kamiyama Sôjin Kamiyama ... Kaheiji Reikichi Kawamura Reikichi Kawamura ... Yoshi-san Kôji Mitsui Kôji Mitsui ... (as Hideo Mitsui) Den Ohinata Den Ohinata ... Joji Yamazaki (as Den Obinata) Kotarô Sekiguchi Kotarô Sekiguchi ... Sankô Yoshiko Tsubouchi Yoshiko Tsubouchi ... Okayo Isamu Yamaguchi Isamu Yamaguchi ... Torazô


Among the first Japanese films to deal directly with the scars of World War II, this drama about a group of rank-and-file Japanese soldiers jailed for crimes against humanity was adapted from the diaries of real prisoners. Because of the inflammatory content, the film was shelved by the studio for three years before being released.

DVD-R is in Japanese with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 110 mins.  See film samples for sound and video quality!  


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He's a rough and tough lumberjack, head of the crew, and defender of the mountain they take the trees off from the other crew. She's a local woman, very pretty and very ladylike. Of course, they fall in love, but his crew is composed of comic actors, and here comes the new guy, appointed by the head office, to take over the operation....

DVD-R has Japanese intertitles with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 71 mins.  See film samples for sound and video quality!  


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