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The Resource Kagemusha : (the shadow warrior), Janus Films ; 20th Century Fox ; Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions ; produced by Akira Kurosawa and Tomoyuki Tanaka ; international version produced by Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Masato Ide ; cinematography by Takao Saito and Masahura Ueda ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Kagemusha : (the shadow warrior), Janus Films ; 20th Century Fox ; Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions ; produced by Akira Kurosawa and Tomoyuki Tanaka ; international version produced by Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Masato Ide ; cinematography by Takao Saito and Masahura Ueda ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Kagemusha : (the shadow warrior)
Title
Kagemusha
Title remainder
(the shadow warrior)
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; 20th Century Fox ; Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions ; produced by Akira Kurosawa and Tomoyuki Tanaka ; international version produced by Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Masato Ide ; cinematography by Takao Saito and Masahura Ueda ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
Shadow warrior
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
In his late, color masterpiece, Akira Kurosawa returns to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his career: the play between illusion and reality. Sumptuously reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a meditation on the nature of power
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Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production design by Yoshiro Muraki ; music by Shinichiro Ikebe
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kenichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu, Hideji Otaki, Daisuke Ryu, Masayuki Yui, Kaori Momoi, Mitsuko Baisho, Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara
Runtime
180
Series statement
  • AK100 ; disc 24
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
Technique
live action
Label
Kagemusha : (the shadow warrior), Janus Films ; 20th Century Fox ; Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions ; produced by Akira Kurosawa and Tomoyuki Tanaka ; international version produced by Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Masato Ide ; cinematography by Takao Saito and Masahura Ueda ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn476761505
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AK100D24
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476761505
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Kagemusha : (the shadow warrior), Janus Films ; 20th Century Fox ; Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions ; produced by Akira Kurosawa and Tomoyuki Tanaka ; international version produced by Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Masato Ide ; cinematography by Takao Saito and Masahura Ueda ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn476761505
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • AK100D24
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476761505
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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