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The Resource Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) : Kumonosujō, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni [and others] ; director, Akira Kurosawa

Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) : Kumonosujō, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni [and others] ; director, Akira Kurosawa

Label
Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) : Kumonosujō
Title
Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)
Title remainder
Kumonosujō
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni [and others] ; director, Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Kumonosujō
  • Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
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
Member of
Cataloging source
CLO
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Original music, Masaru Sato; photography, Asakazu Nikai
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Soundtrack in Japanese, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S24
LC item number
K86 2003
PerformerNote
Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Kubo, Minoru Chiaki, Takamaru Sasaki, Yoichi Tachikawa, Takashi Shimura, Chieko Naniwa
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1996
  • 1910-1998
  • 1920-1997
  • 1917-2012
  • 1917-1999
  • 1905-1982
  • 1928-1999
  • 1901-1988
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Yamada, Isuzu
  • Kubo, Akira
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Ochiai, Saburō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Naniwa, Chieko
  • Satō, Masaru
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
109
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
190
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Samurai films
  • Historical films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Samurai
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) : Kumonosujō, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni [and others] ; director, Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
Accompanying material
1 booklet (unpaged : color, illustrated ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Features: Restored image and sound -- Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck -- Original theatrical trailer -- New essay by Stephen Prince: the warrior's camera: the cinema of Akira Kurowawa -- 2 different subtitle translations -- Notes on subtitling
  • Chapters. Operning credits ; Chorus -- Captains Washizu & Miki triumph -- Forest maze -- Prophecy -- Lord Washizu & Lady Asaji -- Ambush? -- Blood of a traitor -- High treason -- Intruders! -- Cahse -- Great Lord's coffin -- Heir -- Evil omen -- Unexpected guest -- Stillborn -- Seeking answers -- Rallying the troops -- Birds -- Madness -- Forest moves -- Chorus -- Color bars
Control code
ocm52338123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780780026445
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429175828
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
THR130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52338123
System details
DVD, fullscreen, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) : Kumonosujō, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha ; producers, Akira Kurowasa, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Hideo Oguni [and others] ; director, Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
Accompanying material
1 booklet (unpaged : color, illustrated ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Features: Restored image and sound -- Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck -- Original theatrical trailer -- New essay by Stephen Prince: the warrior's camera: the cinema of Akira Kurowawa -- 2 different subtitle translations -- Notes on subtitling
  • Chapters. Operning credits ; Chorus -- Captains Washizu & Miki triumph -- Forest maze -- Prophecy -- Lord Washizu & Lady Asaji -- Ambush? -- Blood of a traitor -- High treason -- Intruders! -- Cahse -- Great Lord's coffin -- Heir -- Evil omen -- Unexpected guest -- Stillborn -- Seeking answers -- Rallying the troops -- Birds -- Madness -- Forest moves -- Chorus -- Color bars
Control code
ocm52338123
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780780026445
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429175828
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
THR130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52338123
System details
DVD, fullscreen, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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