The Hidden Fortress (1958)

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NOT RATED | 126 min | Adventure Drama | Japanese | 06 October 1960 (Japan)

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The story follows two greedy peasants in feudal Japan, Tahei and Matashichi, who are returning home from a failed attempt to profit from a war between neighboring clans. En Route they encounter the remnants of the defeated tribe that consists, most notably, of a famous General and a Princess who are hiding out in a fortress in the mountains. General Rokurota Makabe and Princess Yuki need to escape into allied territory with their large supply of gold so that they can rebuild their shattered clan.

Director
Akira Kurosawa
Writers
Ryûzô Kikushima Hideo Oguni Shinobu Hashimoto Akira Kurosawa
Stars
Toshirô Mifune Minoru Chiaki Kamatari Fujiwara Susumu Fujita
Awards
4 wins & 1 nomination.