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Sanjuro (PG)

23 February

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly
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Sanjuro rides again in this thrilling, fast-paced sequel to Yojimbo. Toshirô Mifune’s cynical, battle-weary warrior returns to become a reluctant mentor to a group of nine dangerously naive young samurai fighting a corrupt official. The strong, silent Sanjuro tries to instill some wisdom in his gullible disciples in a jocular adventure that gleefully upends the solemn conventions of a typical samurai tale. But wisdom comes at a price and the gory final duel proves that there are times when only a fight to the death will resolve matters. 

Satirical Samurai action of the highest order.

David Parkinson, Empire
  • Director Akira Kurosawa
  • Cast Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi
  • Certificate PG
  • Run time 1h36m
  • Language Japanese with English subtitles
  • Country Japan
  • Original title Tsubaki Sanjûrô)
  • Year 1962
  • Thanks to BFI
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