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Tsubaki Sanjūrō / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Kikushima Ryūzō, Oguni Hideo, Kurosawa Akira ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD SAN (Text) 31951003884191 2nd Floor - Magazines Mending -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD FIC SANJURO (Text) 33946002353857 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 193412107X
  • ISBN: 9781934121078
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on the novel by Yamamoto Shūgorō.
Special features: theatrical trailer and teaser, audio commentary soundtrack by film historian Stephen Prince, a 45 min. documentary on the making of the film and stills gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Fukuzō Koizumi, Takao Saitō ; music, Masaru Satō.
Participant or Performer Note:
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yūzo Kayama, Reiko Dan.
Summary, etc.:
A group of young men set out to clean up the corruption in their town. They are joined by a scruffy, cynical samurai who doesn't fit their concept of how a warrior should look and act.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono. or 3.0, high-definition transfer.
Language Note:
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Corruption > Japan > Drama.
Young men > Japan > Drama.
Japan > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Samurai films.
Action and adventure films.
Foreign films > Japan.
Adventure > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Adventure films.

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