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Tokyo godfathers (2003)
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Call no.:
DVD 010 408
Title:
Tokyo godfathers
Alternate titles:
Tōkyō goddofāzāzu
Originally produced:
2003
Format:
DVD
Summary:
The story takes place on Christmas Eve in Shinjuku prefecture, Tokyo. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are homeless friends who have formed a makeshift family structure bond. That bond is tested when they find an abandoned baby while searching for food in a trash dumpster. They try to care for the infant themselves, and travel throughout the city in search of the baby's parents.
Credits:
Destination Films ; Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) ; a Tokyo Godfathers Committee Production ; kyakuhon Nobumoto Keiko, Kon Satoshi ; purodyūsā Kobayashi Shinʼichi, Tsuyama Masao, Maki Tarō ; animēshon seisaku Maddohausu ; kantoku Kon Satoshi.
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, CA : distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.
Languages:
Japanese dialogue; optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (92 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
Japan
Studio(s):
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc
Destination Films
Mad House Inc
Director(s):
Kon, Satoshi
Screenwriter(s):
Kon, Satoshi
Nobumoto, Keiko
Producer(s):
Kon, Satoshi
Toyoda, Satoki
Performer(s):
Voices: Emori Tōru, Umegaki Yoshiaki, Okamoto Aya, Īzuka Shōzō, Katō Seizō, Ishimaru Hiroya, Saikachi Ryūji, Yara Yūsaku, Terase Kyōko.
Production:
Director of photography, Sugai Katsutoshi; animation director, Konishi Kenʼichi; art director, Ike Nobutaka; editor, Seyama Takeshi; music, Suzuki Keiichi character designer, Kon Satoshi, Konishi Kenʼichi.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2003.
Special features: animax making of featurette; original theatrical trailer.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Subjects:
Abandoned children Drama.
Homeless persons Drama.
Melodrama.
Genre:
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Animated films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Animated films
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Tokyo godfathers
Director: Kon, Satoshi
Actor: Emori, Tōru
Actor: Okamoto, Aya
Actor: Umegaki, Yoshiaki
Musical score composer: Suzuki, Keiichi
Production studio: Destination Films
Production studio: Mad House Inc
Production studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc
Country of production: Japan
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Animation
Cover image available: Yes