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Kumonosu-jō = Throne of blood

Author: Akira KurosawaToshirō MifuneIsuzu YamadaAkira KuboHideo OguniAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Criterion Collection, ©2003, 1957.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 190.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : JapaneseView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Kurosawa; Toshirō Mifune; Isuzu Yamada; Akira Kubo; Hideo Oguni; Shinobu Hashimoto; Ryūzō Kikushima; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
ISBN: 0780026446 9780780026445
OCLC Number: 63159981
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Notes: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
DVD release of the 1957 motion picture.
Credits: Director, Kurosawa Akira ; screenplay, Ōguni Hideo, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; cinematography, Nakai Asakazu ; original music, Sato Masaru.
Cast: Mifune Toshirō, Yamada Isuzu, Kubo Akira and others.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet ([10] p. : ill ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD.
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.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 190.
Other Titles: Throne of blood
Responsibility: Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.

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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.

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