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Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Akria Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed SANJURO. In this sly companion piece to Yojimbo, the jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan's evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a: proper, samurai on its ear. Less brazen in tone than its predecessor but equally entertaining, this classic character's return is a masterpiece in its own right.
Yojimbo is one of my favorite films. It has a great character at the center, who wades into a faction-ridden city and plays them off of one another, at one point falling into... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Robert J. Crawford
Sanjuro comes to the aid of youth as they take a stand against corruption. Well worth seeing - I have already recommended it to friends.Published on July 7, 2013 by George K.
I love all the works of Akira Kurosawa and his collaboration with Toshiro Mifune. I have always found
this movie to be fun to watch. Read more
Even the title is interesting, ichro is the first son and inherits all the property, nichro is the second son and normally helps his older brother manage the property, and sanjuro... Read morePublished on June 8, 2012 by old squid
This BlueRay should be region free and it is not - so I cannot watch it; please advise if a BlueRay product is not region freePublished on November 24, 2011 by sole man
This movie speaks for itself. It's pure cinematic artistry from Akira Kurusawa himself. This movie is gorgeous. It's the best looking black & White film I have ever seen. Read morePublished on October 7, 2011 by Claymation
Movie - 4.5
Alright, my third Kurosawa film! Here we have the continuing adventures of Sanjuurou in the self-titled movie, which amply reflects a good majority of the... Read more
The usual high standard of tranfer and support materials from this superb publishing house. An important film, droll and dark by turns, and Mifune clearly delighted to be working... Read morePublished on August 22, 2009 by J Rodbard