In his late color masterpiece Kagemusha director Akira Kurosawa returned to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his celebrated career, the play between illusion and reality. Direction: Akira Kurosawa Actors: Daisuke Ryu, Hideji Otaki, Jinpachi Nezu, Kenichi Hagiwara, Masayuki Yui, Special Features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, enhanced for widescreen televisions; Audio commentary by Kurosawa sholar Stephen Prince (The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa). 1.85:1, Anamorphic 16 x 9, Widescreen format. Language: Japanese / Sub. English. Year: 1980 Runtime: 162 minutes.