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The Resource Kagemusha : The shadow warrior, seisaku chosaku Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuin ; seisaku Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira = Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and Masato Ide ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Kagemusha : The shadow warrior, seisaku chosaku Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuin ; seisaku Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira = Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and Masato Ide ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Kagemusha : The shadow warrior
Title
Kagemusha
Title remainder
The shadow warrior
Statement of responsibility
seisaku chosaku Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuin ; seisaku Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira = Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and Masato Ide ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Shadow warrior
  • Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Kagemusha (1980)
Credits note
Music, Shinichiro Ikebe ; cinematography, Takao Saito and Masaharu Ueda
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
OFRB rating: PG
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K35 2009
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Keni'chi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu, Shūji Ōtaki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1910-1997
  • 1920-1989
  • 1932-
  • 1936-
  • 1950-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Tanaka, Tomoyuki
  • Ide, Masato
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Yamazaki, Tsutomu
  • Hagiwara, Kenʻichi
  • Nezu, Jinpachi
  • Ōtaki, Shūji
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Kurosawa Purodakushon
Runtime
180
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
267
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • False personation
  • Feudalism
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Kagemusha : The shadow warrior, seisaku chosaku Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuin ; seisaku Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira = Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and Masato Ide ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition transfer ; audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince ; Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa, a 19-minute interview piece in which directors George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola discuss Kurosawa and Kagemusha ; making-of featurette ; Image: Kurosawa's continuity, a 44-minute video piece reconstructing Kagemusha through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches ; Suntory Whiskey commercials made on the set of Kagemusha ; gallery of storyboards painted by Kurosawa and images of their realization on-screen ; theatrical trailers and teasers ; 48-page booklet with essay by Peter Grilli, interview with Kurosawa, and biographical sketches by Donald Richie
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781604651812
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515048415
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn367689551
  • 5375658
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1:85:1), DTS-HD master audio ; requires Blu-Ray player
  • This blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Kagemusha : The shadow warrior, seisaku chosaku Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuin ; seisaku Kurosawa Akira, Tanaka Tomoyuki ; kyakuhon, Kurosawa Akira, Ide Masato ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira = Toho Films and Kurosawa Productions present ; produced by Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa and Masato Ide ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition transfer ; audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince ; Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa, a 19-minute interview piece in which directors George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola discuss Kurosawa and Kagemusha ; making-of featurette ; Image: Kurosawa's continuity, a 44-minute video piece reconstructing Kagemusha through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches ; Suntory Whiskey commercials made on the set of Kagemusha ; gallery of storyboards painted by Kurosawa and images of their realization on-screen ; theatrical trailers and teasers ; 48-page booklet with essay by Peter Grilli, interview with Kurosawa, and biographical sketches by Donald Richie
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, Blu-ray ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781604651812
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515048415
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn367689551
  • 5375658
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1:85:1), DTS-HD master audio ; requires Blu-Ray player
  • This blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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