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Title Kill! [videorecording] = Kiru / Janus Films, Toho Co., Ltd.; executive producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; story by Shugoro Yamamoto ; directed by Kihachi Okamoto.

Imprint [United States] : Janus Films, 2005.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    KIL    Available
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion Collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 313.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1968.
Based on the story Torideyama no jushichinichi by Shugoro Yamamoto.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer ; original theatrical trailer and teaser ; new and improved English subtitle translation ; a new essay by film and culture critic Howard Hampton.
Credits Photography by Rokuro Nishigaki ; music by Masaru Sato.
Cast Tatsuya Nakadai, Yuriko Hoshi, Etsushi Takahashi, Tadao Nakamaru, Akira Kubo, Shigeru Koyama, Eijiro Tono, Shin Kishida, Atsuo Nakamura.
Summary A pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, a former farmer, dreams of being a samurai. The other, a former samurai, prefers living anonymously.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language In Japanese with optional English sub-titles.
Subject Martial arts -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Samurai films.
Criterion collection
Added Author Okamoto, Kihachi, 1924-2005.
Yamamoto, Shūgorō, 1903-1967. Torideyama no jushichinichi.
山本周五郎 1903-1967. 砦山の十七日.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932-
仲代達矢, 1932-
Hoshi, Yuriko.
Takahashi, Etsushi, 1935-1996.
Nakamaru, Tadao.
Kubo, Akira.
Koyama, Shigeru, 1952-
Tōno, Eijirō, 1907-1994.
Janus Films.
Toho International Co., Ltd.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Kiru
ISBN 0780030362
9780780030367
Standard No. 037429209929
Music No. KIL060 Janus Films
313 Criterion Collection

 
    
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