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Title Miyamoto Musashi - The Set of 5 Discs
Website Product Page Miyamoto Musashi
Product Info An epic 5-film series that chronicles the life of Japan's most famous swordsman, Miyamoto Mushashi, founder of the Niten-ryu school of swordsmanship, and author of The Book of Five Rings, the world-famous book on strategy, tactics and philosophy. Set against the backdrop of Japan’s tumultuous warring-states period, this five-film saga chronicles the rise of Miyamoto Musashi as he evolves from untamed warrior to become Japan’s most famous swordsman.
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Regarded in Japan as the best and most in-depth film adaptation of Musashi’s story ever made.
Based on the best-selling book series (120+ mil. copies sold worldwide) by Yoshikawa Eiji.
Starring the incomparable Nakamura Kinnosuke.
Directed by award-winning filmmaker Uchida Tomu.
Features a new audio commentary by film historian Stuart Galbraith IV
“Uchida Tomu is an unheralded master of Japanese film” -- Bruce Bennett, NY film critic
Internal SKU AV210-005
UPC 7-37187-01429-1
ISBN 1-56567-544-4
MSRP $98.98
Original Release Year 1961,1962,1963,1964,1965
Run Time 570 min
DVD Extras Liner Notes, Audio Commentary by Stuart Galbraith IV, Image Gallery, Trailers
Package Warning Contains Violence.
Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
Format DVD-9
Region 1 - North America
Website Availability 04/15/2010
Notes SALE
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