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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.
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.
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
Cover Title Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood
ISBN 0780026446
Standard No. 037429175828
Music No. THR130 Criterion Collection
CC2323BDDVD-2 Criterion Collection
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