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The Resource Yojimbo : Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (Blu-ray)

Yojimbo : Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (Blu-ray)

Label
Yojimbo : Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
Title
Yojimbo
Title remainder
Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
Statement of responsibility
the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune) turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage
Member of
Cataloging source
IVJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; music, Masaru Sato
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.Y655 2010
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Daisuke Kato
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1997
  • 1914-1989
  • 1910-1998
  • 1903-1967
  • 1920-1997
  • 1932-
  • 1934-
  • 1917-2012
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki
  • Kikushima, Ryūzō
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Yamamoto, Shūgorō
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Tsukasa, Yōko
  • Yamada, Isuzu
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Rogues and vagabonds
  • Samurai
  • Feature films
  • Samurai films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Yojimbo : Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince; 1 45-min. documentary on the making of Yojimbo, created as part of the Toho masterworks series "Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create," featuring Kurosawa, actor Tatsuya Nakadai, production designer Yoshiro Muraki, and longtime Kurosawa collaborator Teruyo Nogami; theatrical teaser and trailer; stills gallery of behing-the scenes photos; and a booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and comments from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn608509642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604652574
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515055918
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1883BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)608509642
System details
Blu-ray disc; Region A; aspect ratio 2.35:1; DTS-HD Master Audio Perspecta 3.0, mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Yojimbo : Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, the Criterion Collection ; Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Toho-Kurosawa Production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince; 1 45-min. documentary on the making of Yojimbo, created as part of the Toho masterworks series "Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create," featuring Kurosawa, actor Tatsuya Nakadai, production designer Yoshiro Muraki, and longtime Kurosawa collaborator Teruyo Nogami; theatrical teaser and trailer; stills gallery of behing-the scenes photos; and a booklet featuring an essay by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and comments from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn608509642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781604652574
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515055918
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1883BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)608509642
System details
Blu-ray disc; Region A; aspect ratio 2.35:1; DTS-HD Master Audio Perspecta 3.0, mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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