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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
Title variation
  • Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
  • Yojimbo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
A wandering Samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Member of
Cataloging source
TAMCT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Satsuei, Miyagawa Kazuo ; bijutsu, Muraki Yoshirō ; ongaku, Satō Masaru
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles. Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Mifune Toshirō, Nakadai Tatsuya, Tsukasa Yōko, Yamada Isuzu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1920-1997
  • 1932-
  • 1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Tsukasa, Yōko
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Samurai
  • Clans
  • Rogues and vagabonds
  • Political corruption
  • Japan
Target audience
general
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: All-new, restored high-definition digital transfer; Optional Dolby Digital 3.0 soundtrack, preserving the original Perspecta simtulated stereo effects; 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; New and improved English subtitle translation; plus a booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
  • DVD 1465
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn806015219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00715515020824
Other physical details
sound, b&w
Publisher number
CC1658D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)806015219
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby digital mono
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: All-new, restored high-definition digital transfer; Optional Dolby Digital 3.0 soundtrack, preserving the original Perspecta simtulated stereo effects; 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; New and improved English subtitle translation; plus a booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew
  • DVD 1465
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn806015219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781934121061
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00715515020824
Other physical details
sound, b&w
Publisher number
CC1658D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)806015219
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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