The twilight samurai

As the feudal Shogun period is unravelling in late 19th-century Japan, widowed, low-ranking samurai Seibei devotes his life not to the art of war but to his two children and ailing mother. Hopeful that true happiness may at last find him when his childhood love divorces her husband, Seibei instead s...

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Main Author: Tomita, Isao, 1932-2016 (Composer)
Other Authors: Sanada, Hiroyuki, 1960- (Actor), Miyazawa, Rie, 1973- (Actor), Tanaka, Min (Actor), Kobayashi, Nenji, 1943- (Actor), Ōsugi, Ren (Actor), Yamada, Yōji (Director), Asama, Yoshitaka, 1940- (Screenwriter), Nakagawa, Shigehiro (Producer), Fukazawa, Hiroshi (Producer), Yamamoto, Ichiro (Producer, Actor), Fujisawa, Shūhei, 1927-1997.
Language:Japanese
Edition:Widescreen format; English subtitled version.
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Summary:As the feudal Shogun period is unravelling in late 19th-century Japan, widowed, low-ranking samurai Seibei devotes his life not to the art of war but to his two children and ailing mother. Hopeful that true happiness may at last find him when his childhood love divorces her husband, Seibei instead succumbs to fate when he is forced to face a renowned enemy warrior in a life-or-death battle.
Item Description:Title and credits from container.
Based on the story of Shuhei Fujisawa.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: interviews with director Yoji Yamada and star Hiroyuki Sanada.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:Blu-ray disc; DTS-HD.
Awards:12 Japanese film academy awards including best director, best film, best actor, best actress, best screenplay.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Mutsuo Naganuma ; edited by Iwao Ishii ; music by Isao Tomita.
Published: [Japan] : Shochiku Co., Ltd., [2014]

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6753 T8555 2014
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