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Akira Kurosawa's dreams / producers, Mike Y. Inoue, Hisao Kurosawa ; written and directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998 screenwriter, director. (Added Author). Terao, Akira, 1947- actor. (Added Author). Baish¿‍, Mitsuko, actor. (Added Author). Harada, Mieko, 1958- actor. (Added Author).
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Seymour Main Library DVD FIC DREAMS (Text) 37500004241598 New Items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681432250
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Booklet featuring an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri and Kurosawa's script for a never-filmed ninth dream, introduced by Nogami in container.
Features: new audio commentary featuring film scholar Stephen Prince; documentary "Making of Dreams" (1990, 150 min.) shot on set and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi; new interview with production manager Teruyo Nogami; new interview with assistant directorTakashi Koizumi; documentary "Kurosawa's way" (2011, 50 min.) by Kurosawas longtime translator Catherine Cadou, featuring interviews with filmmakers Bernardo Bertolucci, Alejandro G. I©ł©Łrritu, Martin Scorsese, Hayao Miyazaki, and others; trailer; new English subtitle translation.
Participant or Performer Note: Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Mieko Harada, Mitsunori Isaki, Toshihiko Nakano, Yoshitaka Zushi, Martin Scorsese.
Summary, etc.: A series of eight films based on Akira Kurosawa's dreams explore the costs of war, the perils of nuclear power, and mankind's need to harmonize with nature.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD; widescreen; 2.0 surround sound.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: War > Drama.
Nuclear energy > Drama.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Drama.
Genre: Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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