Yojimbo The bodyguard / [DVD videorecording] = Bodyguard [DVD videorecording] Yojimbo, the bodyguard [DVD videorecording] Title on disc surface and container: Akira Kurosawa's yojimbo [DVD videorecording] Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa. - [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [1999] - 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) - Criterion collection ; 52 Classic collection . - Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 52. Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.). .

Originally released as motion picture in 1961; English subtitled version c1962. Special features: Original theatrical trailer, new English subtitle translation.

For private home use only.

Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaru Sato; executive producers, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima. Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaru Sato; executive producers, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima.

Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijiro Tono, Ikio Sawamura, Seizaburo Kawazu, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isuzu Yamada, Atsushi Watanabi, Kiji Sazanka, Yoko Tsukasa, Daisaku Kato, Tatsuya Nakadai.

In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage. A satire on greed, violence, paranoia and human weakness. Includes theatrical trailer.

Not rated.


DVD player required; dolby digital; mono; widescreen format.


In Japanese with optional English subtitles.

0780022513

037429141328

YOJ030 Criterion Collection


Samurai films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.


Japan--In motion pictures.


Feature films.

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