The Bad Sleep Well
A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father’s staged suicide.
A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai ...
Throne of Blood
Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part ...
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found ...
A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the ...
Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed “Sanjuro.” In ...
Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, “Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the ...
Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love ...
Mr. Watanabe suddenly finds that he has terminal cancer. He vows to make his final days meaningful. His attempts to communicate his anguish to ...
A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.