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The hidden fortress

Author: Akira Kurosawa
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], ©2001.
Series: Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Synopsis: A general and a princess must dodge enemy clans while smuggling the royal treasure out of hostile territory with two bumbling, conniving peasants at their sides; it's a spirited adventure that only Akira Kurosawa could create. Acknowledged as a primary influence on George Lucas' Star Wars, The Hidden Fortress delivers Kurosawa's inimitably deft blend of wry humor, breathtaking action and humanist  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Kurosawa
ISBN: 0780021959 9780780021952
OCLC Number: 957976338
Notes: This commercial DVD is for CSB campus use only.
To download the corresponding supplement please ask the librarian.
Original copyright 1958.
Black and white, Monaural in Japanese with optial English subtitles.
Description: 1 DVD (2 hr., 19 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: "Special Features: [1.] New 16x9 transfer, with digitally restored image and sound --
[2.] Exclusive video interview with George Lucas about The Hidden Fortress --
[3.] Optional Dolby Digital 3.0 soundtrack preserving the original Perspect-A-Sound simulated-stereo effects --
[4.] Original theatrical trailer --
[5.] New and improved English subtitle translation --
[6.] Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition." --
website.
Series Title: Criterion collection.
Other Titles: Commercial films
Feature films
Responsibility: Akira Kurosawa.

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"Synopsis: A general and a princess must dodge enemy clans while smuggling the royal treasure out of hostile territory with two bumbling, conniving peasants at their sides; it's a spirited adventure that only Akira Kurosawa could create. Acknowledged as a primary influence on George Lucas' Star Wars, The Hidden Fortress delivers Kurosawa's inimitably deft blend of wry humor, breathtaking action and humanist compassion on an epic scale. The Criterion Collection is proud to present this landmark motion picture in a stunning, newly restored Tohoscope edition."--Website.

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