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Sanjuro (1962)

NR 05/07/1963 (US) DramaActionComedy 1h 36m

Akira Kurosawa's Powerful and Newest Japanese Masterpiece

Overview

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan's evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a proper samurai on its ear.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Shûgorô Yamamoto

    Novel

  3. Ryûzô Kikushima

    Screenplay

  4. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Sanjûrô Tsubaki / The ronin

  2. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai

    Hanbei Muroto

  3. Keiju Kobayashi

    Keiju Kobayashi

    The Spy

  4. Yûzô Kayama

    Yûzô Kayama

    Iori Izaka

  5. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Kurofuji

  6. Kamatari Fujiwara

    Kamatari Fujiwara

    Takebayashi

  7. Masao Shimizu

    Kikui

  8. Yūnosuke Itō

    Yūnosuke Itō

    Mutsuta, the Chamberlain

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Sanjuro
Sanjuro

Original Title 椿三十郎

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -

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