Tag: Toshiro Mifune

The Hidden Fortress (1958)

The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Renowned film maker Akira Kurosawa wanted to make a film that would in his words be “a 100% entertainment film, full of thrills and fun". It was his way of repaying Toho Film Studios for backing some of his artier and darker projects such as “Rashomon”. The result was a critical and box office success that became the ...

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Sanjuro (1962)

Sanjuro (1962)

The popular “rōnin with no name” from Akira Kurosawa’s internationally acclaimed samurai western “Yojimbo” returns in a tale of political double dealings and bumbling plans to rescue a clan leader from a treacherous official. Originally intended as a faithful adaptation of the novel “Peaceful Days” by Shûgorô ...

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Yojimbo (1961)

Yojimbo (1961)

From the cinematic partnership of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune comes Yojimbo, a classic samurai western influenced a generation of actors and filmmakers, and is generally regarded as their finest work. Trailer http://youtu.be/WzFq5hOlZ5s CAST Toshiro Mifune is the centrepiece of this film in his thirteenth ...

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