Human Condition, Part 3: A Soldier's Prayer

Overview

This melancholy trilogy focusing on the horrors of World War II and its effects on Japanese society draws to a close as Kaji attempts a daring escape from his Soviet captors through a raging blizzard. Presented by Image Entertainment in an anamorphic widescreen transfer, letterboxed at 2.20:1 in Japanese Dolby Digital Mono with English subtitles, this thoughtful meditation on the atrocities of war is preserved for future generations in fine digital form.
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Overview

This melancholy trilogy focusing on the horrors of World War II and its effects on Japanese society draws to a close as Kaji attempts a daring escape from his Soviet captors through a raging blizzard. Presented by Image Entertainment in an anamorphic widescreen transfer, letterboxed at 2.20:1 in Japanese Dolby Digital Mono with English subtitles, this thoughtful meditation on the atrocities of war is preserved for future generations in fine digital form.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/3/1999
  • UPC: 014381455229
  • Original Release: 1961
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  • Source: Image Entertainment
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Black & White / Dolby 5.1 / Mono
  • Sound: Dolby Digital, monaural
  • Language: Japanese
  • Time: 3:06:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tatsuya Nakadai Kaji
Michiyo Aratama Michiko
Taketoshi Naito Private First Class Tange
Keijiro Morozumi Corporal Hironaka
Yasuke Kawazu Pvt. Terada
Kyoko Kishida Ryuko
Reiko Hitomi Umeko
Fujio Suga Capt. Nagata
Nobuo Kaneko Corporal Kirikara
Tamao Nakamura Female Refugee
Hideko Takamine Woman in Settler's Village
Koji Kiyomura
Chishu Ryu Village Elder
Technical Credits
Masaki Kobayashi Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Kazue Hirataka Art Director
Koichi Inagaki Screenwriter
Chuji Kinoshita Score Composer
Zenzo Matsuyama Screenwriter
Yoshio Miyajima Cinematographer
Keiichi Uraoka Editor
Shigeru Wakatsuki Producer
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Scene Index

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0. Scene Index
1. Human Condition Part 5; Taking a Life [10:14]
2. Defeated Men [5:21]
3. Sharing the Burden [4:33]
4. Group Griping [10:14]
5. Walk of Death [10:33]
6. The Big Question [7:04]
7. Chinese Militia [7:45]
8. Deadly Oasis [10:41]
9. Fire Trap [5:27]
10. Fate of the Refugees [11:03]
11. Improper Escort [5:51]
12. Plan for Defeat [6:58]
13. Human Condition Pt. 6; Quiet as Death [5:38]
14. A Starving Settlement [12:43]
15. Male Protection [7:23]
16. Surrender! [9:22]
17. Laboring to Survive [9:47]
18. Sabotage and Mistreatment [6:56]
19. An Individual Plea [10:50]
20. Punitive Measures [9:35]
21. Duel for Sanity [8:29]
22. A Beggar's Fate [9:27]
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