The Sword of Doom

Edition no. 280

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Licensor
Toho Co.
Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
Tatsuya Nakadai and Toshiro Mifune star in the story of a wandering samurai who exists in a maelstrom of violence. A gifted swordsman-plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule-Ryunosuke (Nakadai) kills without remorse, without mercy. It is a way of life that ultimately leads to madness. The Criterion Collection is proud to present director Kihachi Okamoto's swordplay classic The Sword of Doom, the thrilling tale of a man who chooses to devote his life to evil.

Technical Specifications

Format: DVD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (Anamorphic)
Audio: Japanese 1.0 Dolby Digital Mono
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Subtitles: English
Region: 1
Discs: 1 Disc |  DVD-9

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Release Credits

Producer: Curtis Tsui

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