Sanshiro Sugata (1965)

08/27/1965 (US) ActionDrama 2h 39m
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Remake of Kurosawa's films Sanshiro Sugata and Sanshiro Sugata part 2. A young man, Sanshiro Sugata, troubled by personal problems, takes up judo. His teacher, Shogoro Yano, is a devout man who has aroused the enmity of the local practitioners of jujitsu, the older and more accepted of the two sports. Sugata uses his newly learned prowess to gain a measure of respect from others; however, Shogoro insists that the sport has a spiritual side, a lesson Sugata has yet to learn. Eventually, in hand-to-hand combat with the father of a young woman he loves, he comes to understand the true meaning of judo.

  1. Seiichirô Uchikawa


  2. Tsuneo Tomita


  3. Akira Kurosawa


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  1. Yūzō Kayama

    Yūzō Kayama

    Sanshiro Sugata

  2. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Shogoro Yano

  3. Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Tsutomu Yamazaki


  4. Eiji Okada

    Eiji Okada

    Gennosuke / Tesshin

  5. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura


  6. Kenji Kodama

    Kenji Kodama

  7. Bokuzen Hidari

    Bokuzen Hidari


  8. Daisuke Katō

    Daisuke Katō

    Hansuke Murai

  9. Yumiko Kokonoe

    Yumiko Kokonoe

    Sayo, Hansuke's daughter

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Sanshiro Sugata
Sanshiro Sugata

Original Title 姿三四郎

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Original Language Japanese

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