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蜘蛛巢城 /
Kumonosujō

Author: Janus Films ; 東宝株式会社 ; 製作, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎 ; 脚本, 黒澤明, 小國英雄, 橋本忍, 菊島隆三 ; 監督, 黒澤明. 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎, 小国英雄, 桥本忍, 菊島隆三, 三船敏郎, 山田五十鈴, 志村乔, 久保明, 千秋実, 浪花千栄子, 中井朝一, 村木与四郎, 佐藤勝, ; ; Akira KurosawaSōjirō MotokiHideo OguniShinobu HashimotoAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014] ©2014
Series: Criterion collection, 190.
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : Japanese : Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special editionView all editions and formats
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A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai), sets Shakespeare's definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan. The film fuses classical Western tragedy with formal elements taken from Noh Theater to create an unforgettable cinematic experience.
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Genre/Form: Samurai films
War films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
History
Motion pictures, Japanese
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janus Films ; 東宝株式会社 ; 製作, 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎 ; 脚本, 黒澤明, 小國英雄, 橋本忍, 菊島隆三 ; 監督, 黒澤明. 黒澤明, 本木荘二郎, 小国英雄, 桥本忍, 菊島隆三, 三船敏郎, 山田五十鈴, 志村乔, 久保明, 千秋実, 浪花千栄子, 中井朝一, 村木与四郎, 佐藤勝, ; ; Akira Kurosawa; Sōjirō Motoki; Hideo Oguni; Shinobu Hashimoto; Ryūzō Kikushima; Toshirō Mifune; Isuzu Yamada; Takashi Shimura; Akira Kubo; Yōichi Tachikawa; Minoru Chiaki; Chieko Naniwa; Asakazu Nakai; Yoshirō Muraki; Masaru Satō; Michael Jeck; Linda Hoaglund; Donald Richie; Stephen Prince; William Shakespeare; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha,; Janus Films,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781604658033 1604658037
OCLC Number: 868225593
Language Note: Japanese dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Notes: Based on Shakespears's Macbeth.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: Commentary (featuring Japanese-film expert Michael Jeck); Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create (documentary on the making of the film, part of the Toho Masterworks series); Trailer; Two alternate English subtitle translations by Japanese-film translator Linda Hoaglund and Kurosawa expert Donald Richie. Booklet featuring essay by film historian Stephen Prince and notes on the subtitling by Hoaglund and Richie.
Credits: Cinematography, Nakai Asakazu ; art direction, Muraki Yoshirō ; music, Satō Masaru ; production supervisor, Nezu Hiroshi.
Cast: Mifune Toshirō, Yamada Isuzu, Shimura Takashi, Kubo Akira, Tachikawa Yoichi, Chiaki Minoru, Sasaki Takamaru, Naniwa Chieko, Kimura Isao, Miyaguchi Seija.
Description: 2 videodiscs (109 min. each) : DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.)
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; monaural; Dolby Digital mono.; Blu-ray; NTSC; region A; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; monaural; Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player.
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, 190.
Other Titles: Throne of blood
Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood
Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)
Kumonosu-jo
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; seisaku, Kurosawa Akira, Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira.

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A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai), sets Shakespeare's definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan. The film fuses classical Western tragedy with formal elements taken from Noh Theater to create an unforgettable cinematic experience.

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