Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love.
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|Summary:||Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid 19th century) a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love.|
|Item Description:||Based upon stories by Fujisawa Shūhei.|
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features include interviews with director Yoji Yamada and star Hiroyuki Sanada.
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Format:||DVD, NTSC, widescreen Dolby Digital.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|
|Awards:||12 Japanese film Academy Awards.|
|Production Credits:||Cinematography, Naganuma Mutsuo ; art director, Degawa Mitsuo ; editor, Ishii Iwao ; music, Tomita Isao ; producers, Shigehiro Nakagawa, Hiroshi Fukasawa, Ichiro Yamamoto.|
[New York, N.Y.] :
Empire Pictures : First Run Features,