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The Resource Yojimbo, Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Yojimbo, Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Yojimbo
Title
Yojimbo
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
"To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, the wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage."--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TKN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaro Sato
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
Y65 2007
PerformerNote
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1920-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Kikushima, Ryuzo
  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • Samurai
  • Clans
  • Corruption
  • Imprisonment
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Yojimbo, Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince; a 45 minute documentary on the making of Yojimbo; theatrical trailer and teaser; stills gallery of behind the scenes photos; plus a booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm85786769
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85786769
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen; (2.35:1 aspect ratio) ; Dolby Digital mono and stereo; high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Yojimbo, Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince; a 45 minute documentary on the making of Yojimbo; theatrical trailer and teaser; stills gallery of behind the scenes photos; plus a booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm85786769
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021524
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85786769
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen; (2.35:1 aspect ratio) ; Dolby Digital mono and stereo; high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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