Tag Archives: japanese
Nora Inu / Stray Dog (1949) Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Sleepy Eyes of Death 7: The Mask of the Princess (1966) Akira Inoue, Raizô Ichikawa, Yaeko Mizutani, Ichirô Nakatani, Drama
The masked daughter of the Shogun wants to kill a samurai who has seen her scarred face. She sends waves of ninja warriors to kill the samurai and plots diabolical schemes / ambushes without much success.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 6 – Sword of Satan (1965) Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Raizô Ichikawa, Michiko Saga, Machiko Hasegawa, Action, Drama
Chikagoro naze ka Charusuton / At This Late Date The Charleston (1981) Kihachi Okamoto, Gô Rijû, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Zaitsu, Comedy
Nemuri Kyôshirô 5: Enjôken / Sleepy Eyes of Death 5: Sword of Fire (1965) Kenji Misumi, Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Michiko Sugata, Action, Drama
Fifth film in the series. When Kyoshiro, in a moment of weakness, saves the life of a woman being attacked on the road, he quickly finds himself entangled in a conspiracy involving a corrupt chamberlain, a wily merchant, the survivors of a pirate gang, and a missing treasure trove.
Yôjinbô / Yojimbo (1961) Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Action, Drama, Thriller
Sanjuro, 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.