SANJURO

1962 ***** 96 mins.

I believe that this is the closest thing Kurosawa ever got to a full-fledged, flat-out comedy. I found this follow-up to Yojimbo to be absolutely hilarious. Toshiro Mifune reprises my favourite character he's ever portrayed, and the direction is perfect, as always.
Original theatrical aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (TohoScope)
Not Rated.

Starring:
Toshiro Mifune + Tatsuya Nakadai + Keiju Kobayashi + Yuzo Kayama + Reiko Dan + Akihiko Hirata + Takashi Shimura + Kamatari Fujiwara + Takako Irie + Masao Shimizu + Yunosuke Ito

Screenplay by
Ryuzo Kikushima + Akira Kurosawa + Hideo Oguni

From the Novel "Peaceful Days" by
Shugoro Yamamoto

Directed by
Akira Kurosawa


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