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- Other title:
- Ginga tetsudô no yoru [videorecording]
- [United States] : Central Park Media, , c1985.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Miyazawa, Kenji, 1896-1933 -- Film adaptations.
Railroad trains -- Juvenile films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- Dubbed English or Japanese dialogue, from Japanese with English subtitles.
- System details:
- : DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital, 2.0 Dolby digital.
- A young boy named Giovanni had a life filled with hardships. He toiled late into the night, he cared for his sick mother, and he was scorned by all the other children. But one night, as he gazes into the starry sky, a mysterious galactic train appears and Giovanni embarks on a magical adventure through the Milky Way.
- English voices: Veronica Taylor, Crispin Freeman, Pete Zarustica, Greg Wolfe, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, David Moo, Gil Ramsee, Lisa Ortiz.
- Director of photography, Yasuo Maeda ; animator, Marisuke Eguchi ; music composition, Haruumi Hosono, character designer, Takao Kodama.
- Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Based on book by Kenji Miyazawa.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund.
Sugii, Gisaburo. , Director
Hara, Masato. , Producer
Shalofsky, Stephanie. , Producer
Betsuyaku, Minoru, 1937- , Screenwriter
Taylor, Veronica, 1978- , Actor
Freeman, Crispin. , Actor
Wyman, Oliver. , Actor
Wolfe, Greg. , Actor
Lillis, Rachael. , Actor
Stuart, Eric. , Actor
Moo, David. , Actor
Ramsee, Gil. , Actor
Ortiz, Lisa. , Actor
Maeda, Yasuo. , Cinematographer
Eguchi, Marisuke. , Animator
Hosono, Haruomi, 1947- , Composer
Kodama, Takao. , Designer
Miyazawa, Kenji, 1896-1933. , Author
Asahi Publishing Co. (Firm)
Asahi National Broadcasting Company Ltd. , Producer
Nippon Herald Films. , Producer
Central Park Media (Firm) , Distributor
Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund.
- Publisher no.:
CPM 2071 Central Park Media
- Web link:
The Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund Home Page