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Title Yojimbo / Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei Miyagawa Kazuo ; kantoku, Kurosawa Akira.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2009.
1961.

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Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD FOREIGN YOJIMBO    In Transit
Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; mono.
Cast Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Daisuke Kato, Seizaburo Kawazu, Takashi Shimura, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Yosuke Natsuki, Eijiro Tono, Kamatari Fujiwara, Ikio Sawamura, Atsushi Watanabe, Susumu Fujita, Kyu Sazanka, Ko Nishimura, Takeshi Kato, Akira Tani, Tsunagoro Rashomon, Yoshio Tsuchiya.
Credits Production design by, Yoshiro Muraki ; music by, Masaru Sato ; assistant director, Shiro Moritani ; production manager, Hiroshi Nezu ; swordplay instructor, Yoshio Sugino ; swordplay technique, Ryu Kuze.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa.
Summary To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage.
Language Japanese dialogue with optional subtitles in English.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Rōnin -- Drama.
Bodyguards -- Japan -- Drama.
Samurai -- Drama.
Rogues and vagabonds -- Japan -- Drama.
Political corruption -- Japan -- Gunma-ken -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films -- Japan.
Samurai films.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Swashbuckler films.
Foreign language films.
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. Producer. Screenwriter. Director.
Tanaka, Tomoyuki, 1910-1997. Producer.
Kikushima, Ryūzō, 1914-1989. Producer. Screenwriter.
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997. Actor.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- Actor.
Tsukasa, Yōko, 1934- Actor.
Yamada, Isuzu, 1917-2012. Actor.
Katō, Daisuke, 1911-1975. Actor.
Kawazu, Seizaburo. Actor.
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982. Actor.
Tōno, Eijirō, 1907-1994. Actor.
Fujiwara, Kamatari, 1905-1985. Actor.
Watanabe, Atsushi, 1898-1977. Actor.
Fujita, Susumu, 1912-1991. Actor.
Nishimura, Kō. Actor.
Katō, Takeshi, 1929-2015. Actor.
Tsuchiya, Yoshio, 1927-2017. Actor.
Sawamura, Ikio, 1905-1975. Actor.
Sazanka, Kyū, 1914-1971. Actor.
Miyagawa, Kazuo, 1908-1999. Cinematographer.
Satō, Masaru, 1928-1999. Composer.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Kurosawa Purodakushon.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa.
Standard No. 715515052016
Music No. AK100D19 Criterion Collection
CC1858D Criterion Collection (set)
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