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Yojimbo

Author: Akira Kurosawa
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1999.
Series: Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Synopsis: The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone (A Fistful of Dollars) and Walter Hill (Last Man Standing), this exhilarating genre-twister remains one of the most influential and  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Kurosawa
ISBN: 0780022513 9780780022515
OCLC Number: 957990654
Notes: This commercial DVD is for CSB campus use only.
Original published 1961.
Black and white, monaural.
Description: 1 DVD (1 hr., 50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: "Special Features: [1.] All-new, restored high-definition digital transfer --
[2.] Optional Dolby Digital 3.0 soundtrack, preserving the original Perspecta simulated-stereo effects --
[3.] Audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince --
[4.] A 45-minute documentary on the making of Yojimbo, created as part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create --
[5.] Theatrical trailer and teaser --
[6.] Stills gallery of behind-the-scenes photos --
[7.] New and improved English subtitle translation --
[8.] PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew." --
website.
Series Title: Criterion collection.
Other Titles: Commercial films
Feature films
Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo
Responsibility: Akira Kurosawa.

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"Synopsis: The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone (A Fistful of Dollars) and Walter Hill (Last Man Standing), this exhilarating genre-twister remains one of the most influential and entertaining films ever produced. Criterion is proud to present this Kurosawa favorite in a new, high-definition digital transfer."--Website.

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