RELEASE DATE: April 25, 2017
Mifune: The Last Samurai, a new documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki (Heroin: Cape Cod, USA), hits DVD on April 25, 2017.
Mifune: The Last Samurai explores the accidental movie career of Toshiro Mifune, one of the true giants of world cinema. It also features interviews with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese, plus a narration by Keanu Reeves.
Mifune made 16 remarkable films with director Akira Kurosawa during the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Together they thrilled audiences and influenced filmmaking around the world, providing direct inspiration for not only The Magnificent Seven and Sergio Leone’s Fistful of Dollars, but also George Lucas’ Star Wars.
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