Mifune: The Last Samurai


1h 20m 2015

Brief Synopsis

This documentary explores the accidental movie career of Toshiro Mifune, one of the true giants of world cinema. Mifune made sixteen remarkable films with director Akira Kurosawa during the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, including "Rashomon," "Seven Samurai" and "Yojimbo." Together they thrilled a

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams ; Strand Releasing
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Synopsis

This documentary explores the accidental movie career of Toshiro Mifune, one of the true giants of world cinema. Mifune made sixteen remarkable films with director Akira Kurosawa during the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, including "Rashomon," "Seven Samurai" and "Yojimbo." Together they thrilled audiences and influenced filmmaking around the world, providing direct inspiration for not only "The Magnificent Seven" and Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood's breakthrough, "A Fistful of Dollars," but also George Lucas' "Star Wars."

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams ; Strand Releasing
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States November 25, 2016

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States 2016

Released in United States November 25, 2016

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States 2016