Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 110 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1961 Language: Japanese
Starring: Kamatari Fujiwara, Takashi Shimura, Toshirō Mifune
A lone samurai (Mifune) wanders into a town divided between two warring crime gangs and decides to hire himself out to both sides, playing them against each other. One of Kurosawa’s most popular films, YOJIMBO would be remade three years later as A Fistful of Dollars with Clint Eastwood and help kick off the Spaghetti Western craze.
In Japanese with English subtitles
Double Feature with SANJURO