Yôjinbô, feature film, drama, triler, Japan, 1961
DIRECTED BY: Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune (Sanjuro Kuwabatake / Samurai),
Tatsuya Nakadai (Unosuke),
Yôko Tsukasa (Nui),
Isuzu Yamada (Orin),
Daisuke Katô (Inokichi) Seizaburô Kawazu (Seibê)
The story takes place in Japan during the 19th century. The main character is a samurai, Yojimbo, who arrives in a town where two gangsters rule and constantly fight. This eastern, a western in an eastern fashion, inspired Sergio Leone’s film Fistful of Dollars.