Kagemusha The shadow warrior

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[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2009.
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[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2009.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
This is a Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player.
General Note
Blu-ray disc.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Shinichiro Ikebe ; cinematography, Takao Saito and Masaharu Ueda.
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Keni'chi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu, Shūji Ōtaki.
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.
System Details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1:85:1), DTS-HD master audio ; requires Blu-Ray player.
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kurosawa, A., Nakadai, T., Yamazaki, T., Hagiwara, K., Nezu, J., & Ōtaki, S. (2009). Kagemusha: The shadow warrior (Blu-ray disc.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Akira Kurosawa et al.. 2009. Kagemusha: The Shadow Warrior. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Akira Kurosawa et al.. Kagemusha: The Shadow Warrior Criterion Collection, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kurosawa, Akira, et al. Kagemusha: The Shadow Warrior Blu-ray disc., Criterion Collection, 2009.

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