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Red Beard (1965)

U 01/19/1966 (US) Drama 3h 5m

What is the key to life - power, prestige or peace?


Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a small country clinic under the gruff doctor Red Beard. Yasumoto rebels in numerous ways, but Red Beard proves a wise and patient teacher. He gradually introduces his student to the unglamorous side of the profession, ultimately assigning him to care for a prostitute rescued from a local brothel.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Author, Director

  2. Ryûzô Kikushima


  3. Hideo Oguni


  4. Masato Ide


  5. Shûgorô Yamamoto


Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Dr. Kyojio Niide ("Red Beard")

  2. Yûzô Kayama

    Yûzô Kayama

    Dr. Noboru Yasumoto

  3. Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Tsutomu Yamazaki


  4. Reiko Dan

    Reiko Dan


  5. Miyuki Kuwano

    Miyuki Kuwano


  6. Kyōko Kagawa

    Kyōko Kagawa

    Madwoman ("The Mantis")

  7. Tatsuyoshi Ehara

    Tatsuyoshi Ehara

    Genzô Tsugawa

  8. Terumi Niki

    Terumi Niki


  9. Akemi Negishi

    Akemi Negishi


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Red Beard
Red Beard

Original Title 赤ひげ

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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Revenue -


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