Yojimbo [DVD videorecording] = The bodyguard / Janus Films ; Seneca International presents a Toho Company, Ltd. production ; screenplay, Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa ; produced and directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Contributor(s): Kikushima, Ryūzō | Kurosawa, Akira | Mifune, Toshirō | Shimura, Takashi | Tōno, Eijirō | Sawamura, Ikio | Kawazu, Seizaburo | Fujiwara, Kamatari | Yamada, Isuzu | Watanabe, Atsushi | Sazanka, Kiji | Tsukasa, Yōko | Katō, Daisuke | Nakadai, Tatsuya | Janus Films | Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha | Criterion Collection (Firm).Material type: FilmSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 52.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.): Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).ISBN: 0780022513.Other title: Bodyguard [DVD videorecording] | Yojimbo, the bodyguard [DVD videorecording] | Akira Kurosawa's yojimbo [DVD videorecording] [Title on disc surface and container:].Subject(s): Samurai films | Foreign films | Motion pictures, Japanese | Japan -- In motion picturesGenre/Form: Feature films.
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In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijiro Tono, Ikio Sawamura, Seizaburo Kawazu, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isuzu Yamada, Atsushi Watanabi, Kiji Sazanka, Yoko Tsukasa, Daisaku Kato, Tatsuya Nakadai.
Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa; music, Masaru Sato; executive producers, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima.
Originally released as motion picture in 1961; English subtitled version c1962.
DVD player required; dolby digital; mono; widescreen format.
Special features: Original theatrical trailer, new English subtitle translation.
For private home use only.
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.