Sanjuro – Kurosawa’s comic sequel to “Yojimbo” in 35mm!
Film Classics in 35mm!
Japan, 1962, Akira Kurosawa
In Kurosawa’s comic sequel to Yojimbo (shown in April), Toshiro Mifune’s shrewd, shambling samurai helps a group of idealistic young warriors root out corruption in their clan. Often hailed as Kurosawa’s funniest film, Sanjuro also contains a terrifically exciting climactic showdown and a groundbreaking special effect that stills startles today. With Tatsuya Nakadai and Takashi Shimura. “[Yojimbo’s] equal and one of Kurosawa’s greatest achievements.” –Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic. Scope print! Subtitles. 96 min. Special event pricing $12; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $9. No passes, twofers, or radio winners.