Franklin: Record - Kumonosujō [videorecording] = Throne of blood / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Oguni Hideo, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; director, Kurosawa Akira. = 蜘蛛巣城 [videorecording] = Throne of blood / 東宝株式会社 ; screenplay, 小国英雄, 黒澤明, 橋本忍, 菊島隆三 ; director, 黒澤明.

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Kumonosujō [videorecording] = Throne of blood / Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; Janus Films ; screenplay, Oguni Hideo, Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Kikushima Ryūzō ; director, Kurosawa Akira. = 蜘蛛巣城 [videorecording] = Throne of blood / 東宝株式会社 ; screenplay, 小国英雄, 黒澤明, 橋本忍, 菊島隆三 ; director, 黒澤明.

Other title:
Throne of blood
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Series:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 190.
The Criterion collection ; 190
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([24] p. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Samurai -- Japan.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Language:
In Japanese with English subtitles.
System details:
: DVD - NTSC; Dolby digital, mono; Region 1.
Summary:
Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy.
Participant:
Mifune Toshirō, Yamada Isuzu, Kubo Akira and others.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Nakai Asakazu ; original music, Sato Masaru.
Notes:
Based on Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: Audio commentary by Japanese-film expert Michael Jeck; original theatrical trailer; new essay by Stephen Prince (The warrior's camera: The cinema of Akira Kurosawa); two different subtitle translations, each by a world-renowned translator of Japanese films: one by Linda Hoaglund, the other by Donald Richie.
Contributor:
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. , Director,
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996. , Screenwriter
Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918- , Screenwriter
Kikushima, Ryūzō, 1914- , Screenwriter
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997. ,
Yamada, Isuzu, 1917- , Actor
Kubo, Akira. , Actor
Satō, Masaru. ,
Jeck, Michael. , Commentator
Prince, Stephen, 1955- , Commentator
Hoaglund, Linda. , Translator
Richie, Donald, 1924- , Translator
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. , Author
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
小国英雄, 1904-1996.
黒澤明, 1910-
橋本忍, 1918-
菊島隆三, 1914-
三船敏郎, 1920-
山田五十鈴, 1917-
久保明.
東宝株式会社.
Related Work:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Author Macbeth.
ISBN:
0780026446
Publisher no.:
037429175828
THR130 Criterion Collection