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  • Sanjuro

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1962 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi

    Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Akira Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed SANJURO. In this sly companion piece to YOJIMBO, jaded samurai SANJURO helps an...

  • High and Low

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1963 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

    Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in HIGH AND LOW (TENGOKU TO JIGOKU), the highly influential domesti...

  • Red Beard

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1965 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Yuzo Kayama, Yoshio Tsuchiya

    A testament to the goodness of humankind, Akira Kurosawa’s RED BEARD (AKAHIGE) chronicles the tumultuous relationship between an arrogant young doctor and a compassionate clinic director. Toshiro Mifu...