Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) Blu-Ray

Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) Blu-Ray
Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) Blu-Ray Akira Kurosawa - Samurai Collection (4 Films) Blu-Ray
Akira Kurosawa is one of the world's greatest filmmakers. His films have been acclaimed by critics the world over, and his celebrated samurai epics - featuring international star Toshiro Mifune - have inspired filmmakers as diverse as Steven Spielberg and Sergio Leone, and inspired countless films, including The Magnificent Seven. This indispensable Blu-ray collection contains digitally remastered High Definition presentations of five of Kurosawa's greatest films, are accompanied with extra features including interviews with directors George Lucas and Alex Cox, feature-length audio commentaries and original theatrical trailers.

Films:
Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) Japan | 1954 | 1.33:1 | black and white | 207 mins
Throne of Blood (Kumonosu-jo) Japan | 1957 | 109 mins | black and white | 1.33:1
The Hidden Fortress (Kakushi Toride no San Akunin) Japan | 1958 | 2.35:1 | black and white | 139 mins |
Yojimbo (Tsubaki Sanjuro) Japan | 1961 | 2.35:1 | black and white | 110 mins
Sanjuro (Tsubaki Sanjuro) Japan | 1962 | 2.35:1 | black and white | 96 mins

Special Features
All Films Presented In High Definition, Original Theatrical Trailers, The Art Of Akira Kurosawa (2013, 49 Mins): Asian-Cinema Expert Tony Rayns Discusses Kurosawa's Career And Influence, Interview With Filmmaker George Lucas (2001, 8 Mins), Interview With Filmmaker Alex Cox (2003, 9 Mins), Introduction To Sanjuro by Alex Cox (2003, 5 Mins), Full-Length Audio Commentary On Throne Of Blood By Japanese-Film Expert Michael Jeck, Full-Length Audio Commentary On Yojimbo by Film Critic Philip Kemp, Fully Illustrated Booklet With Contributions From Philip Kemp And Nigel Andrews, And Full Film Credits
Specifications
Aspect Ratio2.35:1
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioJapanese PCM Mono
BBFC12
Case TypeBoxset Digi-Pack
CastEijiro Tono,Eiko Miyoshi,Gen Shimizu,Akira Kubo,Hiroshi Tachikawa,Isao Kimura,Isuzu Yamada,Bokuzen Hidari,Chieko Naniwa,Daisuke Kato,Takamaru Sasaki,Takashi Shimura,Toshiro Mifune,Yoshio Inaba,Yoshio Kosugi,Yoshio Tsuchiya,Yu Fujiki,Yukiko Shimazaki,Minoru Chiaki,Nakajiro Tomita,Kamatari Fujiwara,Keiko Tsushima,Kichijiro Ueda,Kuninori Kodo,Sachio Sakai,Seiji Miyaguchi
ColourBlack & White
DirectorAkira Kurosawa
Discs4
FormatIncludes - Booklet
FormatBlu-ray
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
LanguageJapanese
RegionBlu-Ray B
Released2014-09-01
Run Time660
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1954

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Tags: 1950s, Multi Sets