Toshiro Mifune - Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 feature films. He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, from 1948 to 1965, in works such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, and Yojimbo.

Toshiro Mifune - Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 feature films. He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, from 1948 to 1965, in works such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, and Yojimbo.

Seven Samurai. Great movie and also the influence for another favorite of mine, The Magnificent Seven.

Seven Samurai. Great movie and also the influence for another favorite of mine, The Magnificent Seven.

Yojimbo (1961) - Yojimbo is a 1961 Jidaigeki Film Directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a Ronin, portrayed by Toshirō Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the deadly newcomer as a Bodyguard, or Yojimbo in Japanese.

Yojimbo (1961) - Yojimbo is a 1961 Jidaigeki Film Directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a Ronin, portrayed by Toshirō Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the deadly newcomer as a Bodyguard, or Yojimbo in Japanese.

Sanjuro - Archetype: Warrior / The Wanderer / Cynical Antihero. Sanjuro, the ronin, symbolizes brutal, karmic justice.

Sanjuro

Sanjuro - Archetype: Warrior / The Wanderer / Cynical Antihero. Sanjuro, the ronin, symbolizes brutal, karmic justice.

Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997) was a charismatic Japanese actor best known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces in the 1950s and 1960s: Seven Samurai, Rashomon, Yojimbo...

Rashômon (1950)

Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997) was a charismatic Japanese actor best known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces in the 1950s and 1960s: Seven Samurai, Rashomon, Yojimbo...

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