JOIN US FOR AN EXCLUSIVE Q&A WITH TOSHIRO MIFUNE'S GRANDSON, RIKIYA MIFUNE ON DECEMBER 9TH FOLLOWING THE 7:30PM SHOW
A new film by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki, MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI explores the accidental movie career of Toshiro Mifune, one of the true giants of world cinema. Mifune made 16 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.
Stuart Galbraith IV, Steven Okazaki
Wataru Akashi, Kyôko Kagawa, Takeshi Katô
Japanese with English subtitles