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The Resource Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording Blu-Ray)

Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording Blu-Ray)

Label
Seven samurai
Title
Seven samurai
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
jpn
Summary
The story of a sixteenth century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Cataloging source
CNSOA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production, Sojiro Motoki ; director, Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto and Hideo Oguni ; photography, Asaichi Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka
Dewey number
791.43/72
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukio Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Daisuke Kato, Ko Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Inaba
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-2018
  • 1904-1996
  • 1920-1997
  • 1905-1982
  • 1926-2012
  • 1931-
  • 1905-1985
  • 1911-1975
  • 1923-1981
  • 1917-1999
  • 1913-1985
  • 1903-1968
  • 1894-1971
  • 1927-2017
  • 1901-1988
  • 1908-1977
  • 1914-1955
  • 1955-2020
  • 1924-2013
  • 1946-
  • 1932-2013
  • 1947-
  • 1965-
  • 1922-2010
  • 1924-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Mifune, Toshiro
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tsushima, Keiko
  • Shimazaki, Yukiko
  • Fujiwara, Kamatari
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Kimura, Isao
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Miyaguchi, Seiji
  • Kosugi, Yoshio
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Inaba, Toshiya
  • Tsuchiya, Yoshio
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Matsuyama, So
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Desser, David
  • Mellen, Joan
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Richie, Donald
  • Jeck, Michael
  • Ōshima, Nagisa
  • Turan, Kenneth
  • Cowie, Peter
  • Kemp, Philip
  • Jiao, Xiongping
  • Silver, Alain
  • Galbraith, Stuart
  • Penn, Arthur
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Janus Films
Runtime
207
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording Blu-Ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Blu-ray (requires Blu-ray player); region A; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; uncompressed mono., DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Canadian home video rating: not rated
  • For private home use only
  • Bonus features: Two audio commentaries, one featuring film scholars David Desser, Joan Mellen, Stephen Prince, Tony Rayns, and Donald Richie, and the other Japanese film expert Michael Jeck; 50-min. documentary on the making of Seven samurai, created as part of the Toho masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It is wonderful to create; My life in cinema, a two-hour video conversation from 1993 between directors Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima; "Seven samurai": origins and influences, a documentary looking at the samurai traditions and films that helped shape Kurosawa's masterpiece; theatrical trailers and teaser; gallery of rare posters, behind-the-scenes photos, and production stills; a booklet featuring essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, Stuart Galbraith, Arthur Penn, and Sidney Lumet, and an interview with Toshiro Mifune from 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9781604652475
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054911
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1877BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn875979228
  • 742472
  • (OCoLC)875979228
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording Blu-Ray)
Publication
Note
  • Blu-ray (requires Blu-ray player); region A; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; uncompressed mono., DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Canadian home video rating: not rated
  • For private home use only
  • Bonus features: Two audio commentaries, one featuring film scholars David Desser, Joan Mellen, Stephen Prince, Tony Rayns, and Donald Richie, and the other Japanese film expert Michael Jeck; 50-min. documentary on the making of Seven samurai, created as part of the Toho masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It is wonderful to create; My life in cinema, a two-hour video conversation from 1993 between directors Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima; "Seven samurai": origins and influences, a documentary looking at the samurai traditions and films that helped shape Kurosawa's masterpiece; theatrical trailers and teaser; gallery of rare posters, behind-the-scenes photos, and production stills; a booklet featuring essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, Stuart Galbraith, Arthur Penn, and Sidney Lumet, and an interview with Toshiro Mifune from 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9781604652475
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515054911
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1877BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn875979228
  • 742472
  • (OCoLC)875979228
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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