Samurai trilogy [DVD videorecording] / Toho Company Ltd. ; a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema ; producer, Kazuo Takimura ; writers, Hiroshi Inagaki, Tokuhei Wakao ; director, Hiroshi Inagaki.
Contributor(s): Takimura, Kazuo | Inagaki, Hiroshi | Wakao, Tokuhei | Mifune, Toshir*o | Mikuni, Rentar*o | Onoe, Kur*oemon | Tsuruta, Kōji | Okada, Mariko | Yachigusa, Kaoru | Saga, Michiko | Yasumoto, Jun | Yamada, Kazuo | Sono, Makoto | Ohi, Hideshi | Iwashita, Hirokazu | Dan, Ikuma | It*o, Kisaku | Yoshikawa, Eiji. Miyamoto Musashi | T*oh*o Kabushiki Kaisha | Janus Films | Home Vision (Firm) | Image Entertainment (Firm).Material type: FilmSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, , c1954-c1956Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780028813.Subject(s): Samurai -- Japan -- Drama | Civil war -- Japan -- Drama | Japan -- History -- 17th centuryGenre/Form: Feature films. | Epic films.DDC classification: 791.43/75
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DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Japanese dialogue, with optional English subtitles.
Toshir*o Mifune, Rentaro Mikuni, Kuroemon Onoe, Koji Tsuruta, Mariko Okado, Kaoru Yachigusa, Michiko Saga.
Directors of photography, Jun Yasumoto, Kazuo Yamada ; art director, Makoto Sono ; editors, Hideshi Ohi, Hirokazu Iwashita ; original music, Ikuma Dan ; production designer, Kisaku Ito.
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto originally released as a motion picture in 1954; Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple originally released as a motion picture in 1955; Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Based on the epic novel by Eiji Yoshikawa.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior.
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto -- Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple -- Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island.