Kagemusha

Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented b...

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Corporate Authors: Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha., Kurosawa Purodakushon., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998., Tanaka, Tomoyuki, 1910-1997., Ide, Masato, 1920-1989., Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932-, Yamazaki, Tsutomu, 1936-, Hagiwara, Ken'ichi, 1950-2019., Nezu, Jinpachi, 1947-2016.
Language:Japanese
Edition:[Special ed.].
Series:Criterion collection ; 267.
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Summary:Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox.
Item Description:Widescreen (letterbox format)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: [disc 1] audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince. [disc 2] Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa (19 min., 2005 ; interview with Lucas and Coppola) ; 41 min. documentary on Kagemusha (part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It is Wonderful to Create) ; Image: Kurosawa's Continuity (43 min. video that reconstructs Kagemusha through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches) ; Suntory commercials made on set ; storyboards. Booklet featuring new essay by Peter Grilli, an interview by Tony Rayns, and biographical sketches by Japanese film historian Donald Richie.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (45 pages ; 19 cm).
Format:DVD, region 1; stereo.
Audience:MPAA rating: Not rated.
Production Credits:Music, Ikebe Shinʼichiro ; cinematography, Saitō Takao, Ueda Masaharu.
Published: [United States] : Criterion, [2005]
ISBN:1559409541
9781559409544

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6753 K344 2005
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