1961 ***** 110 mins.
Akira Kurosawa's tale about a wayward samurai who plays both sides in a duelling village is both exciting and hilarious--a true masterpiece of cinema. Remade as the spaghetti western A Fistful of Dollars.
Original theatrical aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (TohoScope)
Ryuzo Kikushima and Akira Kurosawa