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Sanjuro

Friday, December 9 - Sunday, December 11, 2011

35mm print!

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Akira Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed SANJURO. In this sly companion piece to YOJIMBO, jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan’s evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a “proper” samurai on its ear. Less brazen in tone than its predecessor but equally entertaining, this classic character’s return is a masterpiece in its own right.

  • Country Japan
  • Language In Japanese with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Year 1962
  • Running Time 96 minutes
  • Director Kurosawa