Tokyo Olympiad 1965 1080p Criterion Collection Blu-ray AVC LPCM 1 0

Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Director: Kon Ichikawa
Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas

Runtime: 170 minutes (taken from iMDB)
Genre: Documentary, Sport

Rating: 8* (may differ)
Votes: 1354 (may differ)

Release Date: 1965-03-20 (taken from IMDb)
Viewer Rating (TV/MPAA): Not Rated (taken from IMDb)

Summary: Ichikawa’s cameras follow the 1964 Summer Olympics from opening to closing ceremonies. Sometimes he focuses on spectators, as athletes pass in a blur; sometimes he isolates a competitor; other times, it’s a closeup of muscles as a hammer is thrown or a barbell lifted; or, we watch a race from start to finish. We see come-from-behind wins in the women’s 800 and the men’s 10,000 meters. We follow an athlete from Chad from arrival to meals, training, competition, and loss. Throughout, the film celebrates the nobility of athletes pushing themselves to the limit, regardless of victory.

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  4. dorukhan says:

    Disc Size: 49,278,503,886 bytes
    Protection: AACS
    Playlist: 00001.MPLS
    Size: 34,171,883,520 bytes
    Length: 2:50:57.747
    Total Bitrate: 26.65 Mbps
    Video: MPEG-4 AVC Video / 22861 kbps / 1080p / 23.976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1
    Audio: Japanese / LPCM Audio / 1.0 / 48 kHz / 1152 kbps / 24-bit
    Audio: English / Dolby Digital Audio / 1.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps
    Subtitle: English / 23.059 kbps

    New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    Audio commentary from 2001 by film historian Peter Cowie
    New introduction to the film by Cowie
    Over 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 camera operator Masuo Yamaguchi, longtime Ichikawa collaborator Chizuko Osada, and the director’s son Tatsumi Ichikawa
    New interview with restoration producer Adrian Wood
    PLUS: An essay by film scholar James Quandt
    New cover by Anthony Gerace

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