Kumonosujō
(DVD)

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[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2014].
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Format
DVD
Edition
Dual-format edition., DVD edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
jpn
ISBN
9781604658033, 1604658037, 9781681430447, 1681430444
UPC
715515112413, 715515155212

Notes

General Note
Based on Shakespears's Macbeth.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
General Note
Special features: Commentary (featuring Japanese-film expert Michael Jeck); Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create (documentary on the making of the film, part of the Toho Masterworks series); Trailer; Two alternate English subtitle translations by Japanese-film translator Linda Hoaglund and Kurosawa expert Donald Richie. Booklet featuring essay by film historian Stephen Prince and notes on the subtitling by Hoaglund and Richie.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Masaru Sato ; cinematography, Asakazu Nakai.
Participants/Performers
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Minoru Chiaki, Takamaru Sasaki.
Description
A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai), sets Shakespeare's definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan. The film fuses classical Western tragedy with formal elements taken from Noh Theater to create an unforgettable cinematic experience.
System Details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
Language
Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Shakespeare, W., Satō, M., Yamada, I., Shimura, T., Mifune, T., Motoki, S., Oguni, H., & Kurosawa, A. (2014). Kumonosujō (Dual-format edition.). The Criterion Collection.

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

William Shakespeare et al.. 2014. Kumonosujō. [United States]: The Criterion Collection.

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

William Shakespeare et al.. Kumonosujō [United States]: The Criterion Collection, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Shakespeare, William, et al. Kumonosujō Dual-format edition., The Criterion Collection, 2014.

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