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Throne of Blood DVD

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  • Throne of Blood [Criterion Collection]
    • Release date: May 27, 2003
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 49 min.
    • Special Features: New high-definition digital transfer with restored image and sound
      Audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck
      Original theatrical trailer
      New essay by Stephen Prince (writer of "The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa")
      Two different subtitle translations, each by a world-renowned translator of Japanese films: one by Linda Hoaglund, the other by Donald Richie
      Notes on subtitling by Linda Hoaglund and Donald Richie
      Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
  • Essential Art House: Throne of Blood [Criterion Collection]
    • Release date: September 15, 2009
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 49 min.
  • Throne of Blood [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: January 7, 2014
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 49 min.
    • Special Features: Audio commentary featuring japanese-film expert Michael Jeck
      Documentary on the making of the film, created as part of the toho masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create
      Two alternate subtitle translations, by japanese-film translater Linda Hoaglund and kurosawa expert Donald Richie
      Trailer
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