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Yojimbo

Kurosawa's first full-length comedy. Toshiro Mifune is the unemployed samurai warrior who comes to a small village torn apart by two warring factions where he is hired first by one side, then by the other. 'Explosively comic and exhilarating', said Pauline Kael. Followed by 'Sanjuro'.

Year: 1961
Genre: Comedy, Foreign Language Films, Japanese Cinema, Classic Comedy, Best of the 1960s, Time Mag's 100 Best, Black Humour, Samurai, Classic Cinema
Country: Japan
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Eijiro Tono, Seizaburo Kawazu
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: M
Subtitles: Yes
8.3/10
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)

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