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The Resource Yojimbo, Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)

Yojimbo, Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)

Label
Yojimbo
Title
Yojimbo
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Bodyguard
  • Yojimbo, the bodyguard
  • Akira Kurosawa's yojimbo
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage. A satire on greed, violence, paranoia and human weakness. Includes theatrical trailer
Member of
Cataloging source
TOL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaru Sato; executive producers, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijiro Tono, Ikio Sawamura, Seizaburo Kawazu, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isuzu Yamada, Atsushi Watanabi, Kiji Sazanka, Yoko Tsukasa, Daisaku Kato, Tatsuya Nakadai
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-
  • 1920-
  • 1905-
  • 1907-
  • 1917-
  • 1934-
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Mifune, Toshir*o
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • T*ono, Eijir*o
  • Sawamura, Ikio
  • Kawazu, Seizaburo
  • Fujiwara, Kamatari
  • Yamada, Isuzu
  • Watanabe, Atsushi
  • Sazanka, Kiji
  • Tsukasa, Y*oko
  • Kat*o, Daisuke
  • Janus Films
  • T*oh*o Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Classic collection
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Rogues and vagabonds
  • Samurai films
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Yojimbo, Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1961; English subtitled version c1962
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer, new English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([6] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm42587422
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780022515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429141328
  • 715515020824
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
YOJ030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dolby digital; mono; widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Yojimbo, Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1961; English subtitled version c1962
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer, new English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([6] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm42587422
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780780022515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429141328
  • 715515020824
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
YOJ030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dolby digital; mono; widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD

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