Red Beard

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Overview

Set in feudal times, novice physician, Yuzo Kayama, is sent to a poor infirmary expecting just to visit, but is infuriated to learn he must stay. He tries to provoke his termination, but is foiled by head doctor "Red Beard" (Toshiro Mifune), a man whose methods are as caring as they are unpredictable.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Author, Director

  2. Shûgorô Yamamoto

    Novel

  3. Masato Ide

    Author

  4. Ryûzô Kikushima

    Author

  5. Hideo Oguni

    Author

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

    Sahachi

  4. RD

    Reiko Dan

    Osugi

  5. MK

    Miyuki Kuwano

    Onaka

  6. Kyôko Kagawa

    Kyôko Kagawa

    Madwoman ("The Mantis")

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Original Title 赤ひげ

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 3h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • January 19, 1966
    Theatrical

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