Twenty-Four Eyes (DVD)

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Title: Twenty-Four Eyes
Volume: DVD
Running time: 156
Distributor: Image Entertainment

Release date: 2008-08-19
Suggested retail price: $29.95
Age rating: 13+

UPC: 715515031325 715515031325

Keisuke Kinoshita's Twenty-Four Eyes (Nijushi no hitomi) is an elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. Set in a remote, rural island community and spanning decades of Japanese history, from 1928 through World War II and beyond, Kinoshita's film takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death, all from the lovingly intimate perspective of Hisako Oishi (Hideko Takamine) as she watches her pupils grow and deal with life's harsh realities.

DVD Features: Television Interview with Director Keisuke Kinoshita, Interview with Tadao Sato, Theatrical Teasers, Booklet.

Spoken Languages: Japanese, English subtitles.

(added on 2008-06-29, modified on 2008-06-29)

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