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The Resource The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation, a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean, (DVD)

The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation, a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean, (DVD)

Label
The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation
Title
The Tibetan book of the dead
Title remainder
a way of life ; the great liberation
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean
Title variation
  • Way of life
  • Great liberation
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients
Cataloging source
ZNM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Animation director Ishu Patel; electonic imaging: Eve Ramboz; written by Shinichi Nakazawa & Douglas Penick; produced by Atsunori Kawamura & David Verrall; narrator, Leonard Cohen
Dewey number
294.3
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
BQ4490
LC item number
.T52 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2016
  • 1964-
  • 1933-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Leonard
  • Hayashi, Yukari
  • McLean, Barrie Angus
  • Mota, Hiroaki
  • Kawamura, Atsunori
  • Verrall, David
  • Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
  • Mistral Film (Firm)
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Wellspring Media
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Karma-gliṅ-pa
  • Buddhism
  • Ladākh (India)
  • Death
  • Buddhist funeral rites and ceremonies
  • DVD videodisc
Technique
live action
Label
The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation, a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781583502228
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
790658007734
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WSP773
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54672591
  • (OCoLC)54672591
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation, a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean, (DVD)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781583502228
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
790658007734
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WSP773
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54672591
  • (OCoLC)54672591
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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