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Yojimbo & Sanjuro: Two Films By Akira Kurosawa (The Criterion Collection) - Region 1 DVD

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Published 11 years, 1 month ago

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Description: Y Y 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 hi ... (more)
Manufacturer: Criterion
Release date: 23 January 2007
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 0715515021524 UPC: 715515021524
Tags: Japanese (3), Samurai (2), Criterion Collection (2), Action (1), Comedy (1), Foreign (1), Asian (1)
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