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The Resource The blind swordsman, Zatoichi : Sonatine, Bandai Visual Company ; Office Kitano ; Shochiku, (videorecording ;)

The blind swordsman, Zatoichi : Sonatine, Bandai Visual Company ; Office Kitano ; Shochiku, (videorecording ;)

Label
The blind swordsman, Zatoichi : Sonatine
Title
The blind swordsman, Zatoichi
Title remainder
Sonatine
Statement of responsibility
Bandai Visual Company ; Office Kitano ; Shochiku
Title variation
Zatoichi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • jpn
Summary
  • The blind swordsman, Zatoichi: In an empire ruled by fear, the people's only hope is the ultimate weapon: Zatoichi - a blind, nomadic samurai whose sword has made him a hero and whose courage has made him a legend
  • Sonatine: A seasoned mobster travels to Okinawa on a "peacekeeping" mission, even though he suspects that his boss is secretly trying to eliminate him
Related
Cataloging source
CO2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
The blind swordsman, Zatoichi: director, Takeshi Kitano ; producer, Masayuki Mori, Tsinehisa Saito ; author, screenwriter, Kan Shimozawa ; cinematographer, Katsumi Yanagishima. Sonatine: producers, Masayuki Mori, Hisao Nabeshima, Takio Yoshida; produced by Kazuyoshi Okuyama ; written and directed by Takeshi Kitano
Intended audience
  • The blind swordsman, Zatoichi: MPAA rating: R; for strong stylized bloody violence
  • Sonatine: MPAA rating: R; for bloody shootings, language, and some sexuality
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • The blind swordsman, Zatoichi: original Japanese language track, optional English language track ; subtitles in French and Spanish
  • Sonatine: original Japanese language track, French language track ; subtitles in English and Spanish
PerformerNote
  • The blind swordsman, Zatoichi: Beat Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Michiyo Okusa, Yui Natsukawa, Guadalcanal Taka
  • Sonatine: Beat Takeshi Kitano, Tetsu Watanabe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bīto Takeshi
  • Asano, Tadanobu
  • Tarantino, Quentin
  • Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Ofisu Kitano
  • Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Miramax Films
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
210
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Swordsmen
  • Martial arts films
  • Action and adventure films
Technique
live action
Label
The blind swordsman, Zatoichi : Sonatine, Bandai Visual Company ; Office Kitano ; Shochiku, (videorecording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: The blind swordsman, Zatoichi (released in USA, 2003): behind-the-scenes special, exclusive interviews with crew. Bonus materials are not closed-captioned. Sonatine (released in USA, 1998): Beat Takeshi interview, prologue and epilogue by Quentin Tarantino
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56939662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 116 min., ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788857515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38449
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 729123
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The blind swordsman, Zatoichi : Sonatine, Bandai Visual Company ; Office Kitano ; Shochiku, (videorecording ;)
Publication
Note
Special features: The blind swordsman, Zatoichi (released in USA, 2003): behind-the-scenes special, exclusive interviews with crew. Bonus materials are not closed-captioned. Sonatine (released in USA, 1998): Beat Takeshi interview, prologue and epilogue by Quentin Tarantino
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56939662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 116 min., ca. 94 min.)
Isbn
9780788857515
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38449
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 729123
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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