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Title Throne of blood [(DVD) videorecording] = Kumonosujō / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; screenplay, Oguni Hideo, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; director, Kurosawa Akira.

Edition Widescreen edition.
Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, 2003.
℗1957
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE THR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE THR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 190.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Language In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Cast Mifune Toshirō, Yamada Isuzu, Kubo Akira and others.
Credits Cinematography, Nakai Asakazu ; original music, Sato Masaru.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Also reissued in 2014.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Contents Features: Restores image and sound -- Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck -- Original theatrical trailer -- New essay by Stephen Prince: the warrior's camera: the cinema of Akira Kurowawa -- 2 different subtitle translations -- Notes on subtitling.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy.
Subject Samurai -- Japan -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Local Subject FOREIGN FILMS (JAPANESE), VIDEODISCS.
Added Author Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996.
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-
Kikushima, Ryūzō, 1914-1989.
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997.
Yamada, Isuzu, 1917-2012.
Kubo, Akira.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Throne of blood
Kumonosujō
Cover Title Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood
ISBN 0780026446
9780780026445
Standard No. 037429175828
Music No. THR130 Criterion Collection
CC2323BDDVD-2 Criterion Collection
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