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Tokyo Olympiad (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

Tokyo Olympiad (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
 
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Tokyo Olympiad Blu-ray
東京オリンピック / Tôkyô orinpikku
Criterion | 1965 | 171 min | Not rated | Jun 23, 2020

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Audio
Japanese: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515247016


Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

An impressionistic portrait of the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics, which pays as much attention to the crowds and workers as it does to the actual competitive events. Highlights include an epic pole-vaulting match between West Germany and America, and the final marathon race through Tokyo's streets.

Director: Kon Ichikawa
Writer: Kon Ichikawa


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 4K RESTORATION, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
- Audio commentary from 2001 by film historian Peter Cowie
- New introduction to the film by Cowie
- Eighty minutes of additional material from the Tokyo Games, with a new introduction by Cowie
- Archival interviews with director Kon Ichikawa
- New documentary about Ichikawa featuring interviews with cameraman Masuo Yamaguchi, longtime Ichikawa collaborator Chizuko Osaka, and the director's son Tatsumi Ichikawa
- Trailers
- New English subtitle translation
- PLUS: An essay by film scholar James Quandt

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