|Sat 6th Jan||4.30pm|
Dir: Akira Kurosawa | Japan | 1961 | 110 mins | Japanese w/English subtitles
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada
The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in the visually stunning, darkly comic jidaigeki film Yojimbo by Japanese master Akira Kurosawa. The story of Sanjuro (Mifune), a samurai in 19th century Japan who drifts into a corrupt, rural town divided between two gangs and starts exploiting their rivalry, it’s an exhilarating genre-twister and one of the most influential and entertaining films of all time.
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