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(Kakushi toride no san akunin)
Duration: 139 mins
Country of Origin: Japan, 1958
Vancity Theatre Screening


Dec 12 03:00 pm

See the movie that inspired George Lucas’s original Star Wars. Toshiro Mifune stars as a general charged with guarding his defeated clan’s princess (a fierce Misa Uehara) as the two smuggle royal treasure across hostile territory. Accompanying them are a pair of bumbling, conniving peasants who may or may not be their friends. This rip-roaring ride is among the director’s most beloved films, delivering Kurosawa’s trademark deft blend of wry humor, breathtaking action, and compassionate humanity. 35mm print.

$7 Youth Ticket Available