Mifune: The Last Samurai (2016)
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Mifune: The Last Samurai (2016)

Genre
Documentary
Release Date
November 25, 2016
Studio
Strand Releasing
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
November 25, 2016
MPAA Rating
-
Duration
80 minute(s)
Production Budget
-
Studio
Strand Releasing
Official Site
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Director
Steven Okazaki
Producer
Taro Goto, Yukie Kito, Toshiaki Nakazawa, Steven Okazaki, Toichiro Shiraishi, Kensuke Zushi
Screenwriter
Stuart Galbraith IV, Steven Okazaki
Starring
  • Toshiro Mifune
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Kyoko Kagawa
  • Haruo Nakajima
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya
  • Koji Yakusho

It tells the story of Toshiro Mifune, legendary Japanese actor for many Akira Kurosawa films, who is the first Asian international star even before Bruce Lee and who has won the Best Actor Award at Venice International Film Festival for Akahige (Red Beard) exactly 50 years ago. The documentary also explores the world of the golden era of Japanese cinema and its history, along with the war that affected Mifune's life and career.