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Yojimbo [videorecording] / Janus Films, Toho Company, Toho-Kurosawa production ; produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryuzo Kikushima ; screenplay by Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998 (Added Author). Kikushima, Ryuzo. (Added Author). Tanaka, Tomoyuki. (Added Author). Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997 (Added Author). Kurosawa Purodakushon. (Added Author). Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Janus Films. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD YOJIMBO (Text) 79361000097959 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC YOJIMBO (Text) 33946002330525 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD YOJ (Text) 31951003883805 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1934121061
  • ISBN: 9781934121061
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.; [widescreen]
  • Publisher: Irvington, N.Y. : The Criterion Collection, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Special features: Audio commentary by film historian and Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince; a 45 minute documentary on the making of Yojimbo; theatrical trailer and teaser; stills gallery of behind the scenes photos; plus a booklet featuring an essay by critic Alexander Sesonske and notes from Kurosawa and his cast and crew.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaro Sato.
Participant or Performer Note: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada.
Summary, etc.: "To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, the wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage."--Container.
System Details Note: DVD; Region 1; NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen; (2.35:1 aspect ratio) ; Dolby Digital mono and stereo; high-definition digital transfer.
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Feature films.
Foreign films > Japan.
Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Clans > Japan > Drama.
Corruption > Japan > Drama.
Imprisonment > Japan > Drama.
Japan > Drama.

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