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Yojimbo & Sanjuro (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

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UPC: 715515057318

Format: Blu-rayMultiple Formats, Blu-ray, Black & White, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen

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After Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo was released in 1961, the samurai film would never be the same. It's difficult for latter-day Western audiences to fully appreciate just how revolutionary Kurosawa's film was in its time; it had the same kind of popular impact that Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction had 33 years later, which is to say, it completely revolutionized its genre, and its influence continues to this day. With an emphasis on dark, delicious comedy, Kurosawa deliberately set out to overturn the conventions of chambara--or swordplay film--and he began by casting the great Toshiro Mifune in the role that would define his career. Unlike the samurai of previous films (including Kurosawa's…    
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List Price: $69.95
Rating: Unrated
Studio: Criterion
Actors: Toshirô Mifune Eijirô Tôno Tatsuya Nakadai Keiju Kobayashi Yûnosuke Itô 
Size: 6.9000" x 5.5000"
Weight: 0.6000 lbs.
Language: English, Japanese, English