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Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult films.
Toshiro Mifune
In 19th-century Japan, a wandering samurai warrior drifts into a town terrorised by two rival factions. Hired as a bodyguard, he soon senses treachery and uses his deadly skills to destroy both gangs. Director Akira Kurosawa 's witty and violent 'entertainment' was the inspiration for the first spaghetti western, A Fistful of Dollars.
0 INFORMATION: a 'Moviedrome' guide featuring films from all three series is available, price £2.75, from [address removed]
0 FILMS: pages 12-16


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Toshiro Mifune
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Sanjuro Kuwabatake: Toshiro Mifune
Conji: Eljiro Tono
Seibei: Seizaburo Kawazu
Orin: Isuzu Yamada
Yoichiro: Hiroshi Tachikawa
Honma: Susumu Fukita

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