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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Toshiro Mifune
Isuzu Yamada
Eijiro Jono
Yoko Tsukasa
Directors
Akira Kurosawa
Screenwriters
Ryuzo Kikushima
Akira Kurosawa
Running Time
110 minutes

Yojimbo


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Plot
Yojimbo, a wandering samurai enters a rural town in nineteenth century Japan. After learning from the innkeeper that the town is divided between two gangsters, he plays one side off against the other.


Verdict
Less visceral than the battle scene in Seven Samurai, this is more of a free-for-all, with brute force leaving no room for skill.


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