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)
Ryuzo Kikushima + Akira Kurosawa + Hideo Oguni
From the Novel "Peaceful Days" by