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影武者
Kagemusha

Author: 東宝映画, 黒沢プロダクション提携作品 ; プロデューサー 黒澤明, 田中友幸 ; シナリオ 黒澤明, 井出雅人 ; 監督 黒澤明. 黒澤明, 田中友幸, 井出雅人, 仲代達也, 山崎努, 萩原健一, 根津甚八, 大滝秀治. ; ; Akira KurosawaTomoyuki TanakaMasato IdeTatsuya NakadaiAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion, [2005]
Series: Criterion collection, 267; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 267.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Japanese : [Special ed.], widescreenView all editions and formats
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Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 東宝映画, 黒沢プロダクション提携作品 ; プロデューサー 黒澤明, 田中友幸 ; シナリオ 黒澤明, 井出雅人 ; 監督 黒澤明. 黒澤明, 田中友幸, 井出雅人, 仲代達也, 山崎努, 萩原健一, 根津甚八, 大滝秀治. ; ; Akira Kurosawa; Tomoyuki Tanaka; Masato Ide; Tatsuya Nakadai; Tsutomu Yamazaki; Kenʻichi Hagiwara; Jinpachi Nezu; Shūji Ōtaki; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.; Kurosawa Purodakushon.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409541 9781559409544
OCLC Number: 57031668
Language Note: Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: [disc 1] new, restored high-definition digital transfer enhanced for widescreen televisions; audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior's Camera: the Cinema of Akira Kurosawa; includes U.S. trailer, Japanese teaser and Japanese trailer; [disc 2] Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa (19 min., 2005 ; interview with Lucas and Coppola) ; 41 min. documentary on Kagemusha (part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It is Wonderful to Create) ; Image: Kurosawa's Continuity (43 min. video by Masayuki Yui that reconstructs Kagemusha through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches) ; Suntory commercials made on set ; storyboards. Booklet featuring new essay by Japanese culture expert Peter Grilli, an interview by Japanese film expert Tony Rayns, and biographical sketches by Japanese film historian Donald Richie.
Credits: Music, Ikebe Shin'ichiro ; cinematography, Saitō Takao, Ueda Masaharu, Screenplay, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato.
Cast: Nakadai Tatsuya, Yamazaki Tsutomu, Hagiwara Ken'ichi, Nezu Jinpachi, Ōtaki Shūji.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (45 p. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital discrete surround, stereo ; dual layer ; new, restored high-definitition digital transfer.
Contents: Disc 1. Kagemusha --
disc 2. Supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 267; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 267.
Other Titles: Kagemusha (Motion picture)
Kagemusha (the shadow warrior)
Shadow warrior
Responsibility: Tōhō Eiga, Kurosawa Purodakushon teikei sakuhin ; purodyūsā Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; shinario Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira.

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Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox.

In 16th century feudal Japan, a thief is saved from execution to train as a double for one of the warlords, Shingen. Three warlords, Shingen, Nobunaga, and Ieyasu, battle for total power over Japan. When Shingen receives a mortal wound, the double must take his place to hold the Takeda clan together.

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