Red Beard

(1965)

Overview

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. Shûgorô Yamamoto

    Novel

  3. Ryûzô Kikushima

    Author

  4. Hideo Oguni

    Author

  5. Masato Ide

    Author

Facts

Original Title 赤ひげ

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 19, 1966
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 3h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

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