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蜘蛛巢城 Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) /
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)

Author: Janus Films ; 東宝株式会社 ; producers, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎 ; screenplay, 小国英雄 ... [et al.] ; director, 黒澤明. 小国英雄, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎. 三船敏郎, 山田五十鈴, 久保明. 千秋実, 志村乔, 浪花千栄子. 佐藤勝, ; ; Hideo OguniAkira KurosawaSojiro MotokiToshirō Mifune; et al; All authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, ©2003.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 190.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Japanese : WidescreenView 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
Foreign language films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janus Films ; 東宝株式会社 ; producers, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎 ; screenplay, 小国英雄 ... [et al.] ; director, 黒澤明. 小国英雄, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎. 三船敏郎, 山田五十鈴, 久保明. 千秋実, 志村乔, 浪花千栄子. 佐藤勝, ; ; Hideo Oguni; Akira Kurosawa; Sojiro Motoki; Toshirō Mifune; Isuzu Yamada; Akira Kubo; Minoru Chiaki; Takashi Shimura; Chieko Naniwa; Masaru Satō; William Shakespeare; Janus Films.; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.; Criterion Collection (Firm); et al
ISBN: 0780026446 9780780026445
OCLC Number: 52338123
Language Note: Soundtrack in Japanese, with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Credits: Original music, Masaru Sato.
Cast: Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada , Akira Kubo, Minoru Chiaki, Takashi Shimura, Chieko Naniwa.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : col. ill. ; 19 cm.).
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Features: Restored 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 (Spider's web castle)
Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood
Throne of blood
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa , Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni ... [et al.] ; director, Akira Kurosawa.

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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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