Yojimbo (用心棒, Yōjinbō, Bodyguard) is a 1961 Japanese samurai film directed by Akira Kurosawa, who produced the film with Tomoyuki Tanaka and Ryūzō Kikushima.Kurosawa wrote the screenplay with Kikushima and Hideo Oguni based on Kurosawa's story. Kurosawa also edited the film. It tells the story of a rōnin, portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa. A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town
Background Released in April 1961, only a little over half a year after The Bad Sleep Well, Yojimbo can be seen as something of a change of gear for Kurosawa and the summation of ideas that he had begun to consider in his preceding films. In the 19 features that he had directed before Yojimbo, Kurosawa had time and time again been concerned with the question of how to live properly and. Yojimbo, (Japanese: The Bodyguard) Japanese action film, released in 1961, that was cowritten and directed by Kurosawa Akira. It was inspired by Dashiell Hammett's detective novels, including Red Harvest (1929) and The Glass Key (1931), and was patterned after American westerns, especially th Yojimbo - Livvakten är en japansk film från 1961, regisserad av Akira Kurosawa och delvis baserad på Dashiell Hammetts roman Röd skörd från 1928. Filmen hade svensk premiär den 28 oktober 1964 på biografen Grand i Stockholm Handling. Filmen utspelar sig i. November is Yojimbo month here at AkiraKurosawa.info as our film club turns its attention to this 1961 classic from Kurosawa as part of our progression through his samurai films.. For a proper, or at least lengthier introduction to the film, please check out the brand new Yojimbo page at the Kurosawa filmography section.. Yojimbo is one of Kurosawa's most popular films and we too have.
Kurosawa's mise-en-scene is on full display in Yojimbo. The cinemascopic frame (2:35 to 1 aspect ratio) is fully exploited by cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa to show a panoramic view of the action (do not see a frame-cropped version of this film) So opens Yojimbo (1961), Akira Kurosawa's most popular film in Japan. He was deliberately combining the samurai story with the Western, so that the wind-swept main street could be in any frontier town, the samurai (Toshiro Mifune) could be a gunslinger, and the local characters could have been lifted from John Ford's gallery of supporting actors Akira Kurosawa (japanska: kanji: 黒澤 明; hiragana: くろさわ あきら; Kurosawa Akira), född 23 mars 1910 i Shinagawa i Tokyo, död 6 september 1998 i Setagaya i Tokyo, var en japansk filmregissör, manusförfattare, filmproducent, regiassistent och filmklippare.Han anses som en av Japans största filmregissörer någonsin och som en av de mest framstående under 1900-talet, med verk. YOJIMBO now streaming on FilmStruck - www.filmstruck.com The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo..
Yojimbo - Livvakten (Kurosawa). Action från 1961 av Akira Kurosawa med Toshirô Mifune och Eijirô Tono Vintage Kurosawa, Yojimbo is an absolute gem and a timeless masterpiece. Readers, please feel free to share your opinion by leaving your comments. As always your feedback is highly appreciated! For a list of Best Films by Akira Kurosawa, please click here Kurosawa's genius for storytelling combines with thrilling swordplay, a healthy dose of black humour, a soundtrack every bit as atmospheric and amusing as Ennio Morricone's, and a towering performance from Mifune, to make Yojimbo an irresistible widescreen action adventure
Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune were twelve films deep in their legendary collaboration when they made Yojimbo, a straightforward samurai movie that somehow became an unqualified masterpiece. critics consensus. As effortlessly engaging as it is widely influential, Yojimbo represents Kurosawa at the peak of his powers -- and lays the groundwork for the modern American western. Read.
Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1961 • Japan Starring Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic YOJIMBO. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage . Mifune's acting alone makes the film worth watching, in addition to how iconic the film and character are. However, I do feel the film drags a bit, like many Kurosawa films, to my contemporary tastes. If I may daresay, I think Yojimbo would be a grea To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune) turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantag.. The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic _Yojimbo._ To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone and Walter Hill, this exhilarating genre-twister remains one of the most influential and entertaining films of all time
Script error: No such module Unsubst. Script error: No such module Lang/utilities. is a 1961 jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a rōnin, portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the newcomer as a bodyguard. Based on the success of Yojimbo, Kurosawa's next film. This Criterion Collection contains Akira Kurosawa's 1961 film, Yojimbo, & its 1962 sequel, Sanjuro, both of which star Toshiro Mifune in the lead role as Kuwabatake Sanjuro. In the original film, a rōnin arrives in a small town trapped between competing crime lords A nameless ronin wonders into a rural village in feudal Japan. To restore peace in the community, he concocts a plan to play the two head rivals, fighting for monopoly of the local gambling trade, against one another Yojimbo (用心棒 Yōjinbō?) is a 1961 jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a rōnin, portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the newcomer as a bodyguard. Based on the success of Yojimbo, Kurosawa's next film, Sanjuro (1962), was altered to incorporate the lead. Kurosawa had frequently explored the notion that the world was an irredeemable place. But Yojimbo's comic detachment enabled him to despair of the villagers without judging them
Stylistically, as Kurosawa later admitted, he was inspired by the works of the film noir, in particular Stuart Heisler's The Glass Key, a crime drama dealing with the links between organized crime and politics, as well as the kind of opportunist characters taking advantage of a corrupt system which can be seen as the foundation of the character played by Toshiro Mifune in Yojimbo Yojimbo - Livvakten är en japansk film från 1961, regisserad av Akira Kurosawa och delvis baserad på Dashiell Hammetts roman Röd skörd från 1928. Filmen hade svensk premiär den 28 oktober 1964 på biografen Grand i Stockholm Yojimbo - Akira Kurosawa (1961) When talking about Japanese cinema, the era of its golden age dominates most discourse on the subject. Writers often discuss the big three- the three defining directors of the era that put Japan on the cinematic map as well as influence a large amount of creative's outside of Japan
Kurosawa draws a line in the sand when it comes to the characterization in Yojimbo. Far from the ambiguity of his characters in previous films, Yojimbo presents us with good characters and bad characters. Plain and simple. Yojimbo certainly wouldn't be the same without its masterful cinematography Akira Kurosawa (Japanese: 黒澤明, Hepburn: Kurosawa Akira, March 23, 1910 - September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, and producer who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film industry in 1936, following a brief stint as a painter
.Kurosawa's samurai showdown structure and lawless provincial backdrops pretty much made Western adaptations a low-hanging fruit.. Much like Yojimbo's nameless hero Sanjuro, Clint Eastwood's character is a. How Kurosawa's 'Yojimbo' Became Leone's 'Fistful of Dollars Aside from Fistful, Yojimbo was also reworked in 1996 by director Walter Hill,. Yojimbo, directed by Akira Kurosawa, is one of the best-know films by Americans. This Japanese film displays much more than a standard samurai sword-fighting movie. Sanjuro Kawabatake, a peaceful, jobless samurai, stumbles upon a small village that is torn between to lawless and vicious factions. As stated in The Films of Akira Kurosawa (1970), Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa: Samurai Masterpiece Collection (6-disc). Samlingsbox med Akira Kurosawas sex samuraj-filmer: De sju samurajerna, Blodets tron, Demonernas port, Den vilda flykten, Yojimbo - Livvakten, Sanjur
Yojimbo (1961) Plot. Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (4) Synopsis (1) Summaries. A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. —. Yojimbo is a samurai film, a much more straightforward samurai film in many ways than Seven Samurai, also stars Mifune, and it has brilliant, brilliant sword fight sequences in it that anticipate the kind of thing that is now common in Asian cinema, but much less trivially done in Kurosawa's than in many of these later films that merely seem to want to entertain us by their sword play and. Teruyo Nogami, Kurosawa's devoted longtime assistant, tells, in her Waiting on the Weather: Making Movies with Akira Kurosawa, of two encounters between the two men, both limited by a seemingly insurmountable language barrier. Ford had visited Kurosawa's set for The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail at the end of World War II at the Toho. In 1950 Akira Kurosawa became an international star with Rashomon. 1954 he released Seven Samurai. In 1957 Kurosawa's adaptation of Macbeth Throne of Blood was released. Then in 1961 Yojimbo came out, which is considered one of the greatest rogue hero movies ever made. It stars Toshiro Mifune as a nameless ronin, masterless samurai .. Kurosawa had not originally planned to direct a sequel to his 1961 samurai film, but following the film's massive critical and commercial success, his studio Toho asked him to seriously consider the idea
. The film occurs after the decline of the Tokugawa Shogunate, where many samurai came to be masterless. One of them, calling himself Kuwabatake Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune), wanders through a desolate countryside where he eventually arrives at a small. Akira Kurosawa belönades med Silverbjörnen för bästa regi vid filmfestivalen i Berlin. för denna film som var den avgörande inspirationen för Stjärnornas krig 1977. Yojimbo - Livvakten (1961) Yojimbo, med Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada Usagi Yojimbo (japanska för kanin-livvakt) är en tecknad serie som skapades av Stan Sakai, och fick egen serietidning 1987. [2 Beskrivning. Serien utspelar sig under Edoperioden i Japan (tidigt 1600-tal Ensamvargen och filmer av den hyllade regissören Akira Kurosawa Yojimbo - Livvakten (Kurosawa)Action från 1961 av Akira Kurosawa med Toshirô Mifune och Eijirô Tono Yojimbo - livvakten av Tomoyuki Tanaka Ryūzō Kikushima Kazuo Miyagawa Akira Kurosawa Masaru Sato ( Film, Film, DVD ) 2002, Japanska, För vuxna, 111 minutes Ämne: Action, Drama
Kurosawa's Yojimbo was a hell of a time ! Filled with stunning action, great one liners and a refreshing blend of tones. The film manages to be funny, melancholic and action packed all at once. There's hardly ever a dull moment and the film flies by Yojimbo (Yōjinbō, 用心棒, meaning bodyguard) is a 1961 Jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa, loosely based on Dashiell Hammett's novel Red Harvest.It stars Toshiro Mifune as a wandering rōnin who arrives in a town beset by criminals and decides to clean the place up (apparently for fun and profit). His method is simple, yet clever: he reduces the number of gangsters in the town by.
′′ Yojimbo ′′ film by Akira Kurosawa with Toshiro Mifune (1961) Drink 'N' Draw Paris theme: ′′ the sabre films . #ToshiroMifune #AkiraKurosawa #yojimbo #sabre #katana #film #movie #cinema #actor #japan #japan #kimono #art #watercolor #watercolor #ed Yojimbo is one of the most interesting movies that is full of visual metaphors and good changing camera positions that help in delivering its content. Yojimbo was filmed in 1961 by Akira Kurosawa. The events of the film took place in a small town in Japan. Yojimbo demonstrates capitalism's destructive impact on society and the proletariat Yojimbo is another example of how incredible and groundbreaking Kurosawa was. The action scenes are gripping, the framing is master class, and the story never fails to keep you hooked. It's crazy to think that if it wasn't for this film, we might not had gotten the Dollars Trilogy
Yojimbo was made at the end of Kurosawa's most fruitful period of movie-making. Over the span of eleven years, he crafted more than a half-dozen memorable motion pictures, beginning with Rashomon and including such classics as The Seven Samurai and The Hidden Fortress Last act: Kurosawa's samurai Perhaps Yojimbo and Sanjuro aren't masterpieces -Seven Samurai certainly is and cinema history has been pretty straightforward on that. But they aren't simple swashbuckling chambara either and there is a thin line of realism running through all these films although it's easier to see in the Seven and less in the other two Yojimbo - 1961 - dir. Akira Kurosawa. It's common Kurosawa knowledge that Japan's greatest director was a huge fan of American westerns. The wandering warrior often casually walks into a village at war. What Kurosawa delivers in Yojimbo is a western all its own Yojimbo - Criterion Collection The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage Yojimbo - livvakten. För närvarande är inga visningar av denna film planerade. Klassiker. Yojinbo. En film av Akira Kurosawa. Land Produktionsår Längd Genre Åldersgräns Språk Textning. Japan 1961 110 min Äventyr Från 15 år Japanska Svenska
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Yojimbo, Yôjinbô (1961) - Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune DVD NEW at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa) 1961 Set in 1860, Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo opens with a title card that tells us the emergence of a middle class has taken the upper class out of power. Unlike opening titles in most period movies, this information is no mere background detail Product Description. FILMS BY AKIR KURISAWA Amazon.com. After Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo was released in 1961, the samurai film would never be the same. It's difficult for latter-day Western audiences to fully appreciate just how revolutionary Kurosawa's film was in its time; it had the same kind of popular impact that Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction had 33 years later, which is to say, it. The most celebrated Japanese filmmaker of all time, Akira Kurosawa produced a staggering body of work that stands as a monument of artistic achievement. Though best known for samurai epics like SEVEN SAMURAI and YOJIMBO, his intimate, contemporary-set dramas, such as IKIRU and HIGH AND LOW, are just as searing. The first serious phase of the director's career came during the postwar era with.
Yojimbo Rousing, good story, told with vigor and visual excitement by Akira Kurosawa, and splendidly acted by Toshiro Mifune, this has ideal remake material for a Yank company Sergio Leone was inspired by Akira Kurosawa who in turn was inspired by Dashiell Hammett. Here is a side-by-side look at the respective births of the super-samurai action movie genre and the spaghetti western genre. Yojimbo (1961). Dir. by Akira Kurosawa Fistful of Dollars (1964) Dir. by Sergio Leone . Music: L'arena by Ennio Morricon Yojimbo [Akira Kurosawa • 1961] View More Yojimbo. The Bad Sleep Well [Akira Kurosawa • 1960] View More The Bad Sleep Well. The Hidden Fortress [Akira Kurosawa • 1945] View More The Men Who Tread on the Tigers Tail. Sanshiro Sugata Part II [Akira Kurosawa • 1945] View More Sanshiro Sugata Part II
Yojimbo. 1961 '用心棒' Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Synopsis Better if all these men were dead. Think about it! A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade One reason for Kurosawa's success is that beyond his appeal in Japan, he also was beloved by foreign audiences. To say that he influenced other directors is an understatement. Yojimbo was directly ripped off scene-for-scene in the Spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars, prompting Kurosawa to claim plagiarism CineFiles is a free online database of film documentation and ephemer Kurosawa in relaxed mode, just having fun and deconstructing the samurai genre with tongue firmly in cheek. It's definitely the B-side of Yojimbo, lacking the meticulous visual style of its counterpart, but it's well photographed with some extremely fluid cinematography and those effortlessly artful group compositions that only Kurosawa seems to be able to do Livvakten Filmaffisch 51x72cm Japan 1961 Yojimbo Toshiro Mifune Seizaburo Kawazu regi Akira Kurosawa rama in på väggen
Kurosawa would draw on classic Hollywood westerns for samurai films like Seven Samurai and Yojimbo, only for later western directors to draw from those homages to create movies like The. Kurosawa's genius for storytelling combines with thrilling swordplay, a healthy dose of dark comedy, a soundtrack every bit as atmospheric and amusing as Ennio Morricone's and a towering performance from Mifune, to make Yojimbo an irresistible widescreen action adventure
Akira Kurosawa. 6,729 likes · 7 talking about this. Being an artist means not having to avert one's eyes 'Yojimbo' isn't Kurosawa's greatest film. In fact, one can even question if it's the best film Kurosawa made starring the Sanjuro character. But it is great cinema, regardless. Mifune is a powerful presence, while Nakadai is enjoyable as the representation of foolish modern values and lifestyles Stream Yojimbo on HBO Max. A samurai drifter arrives at a small town where two factions are battling each other. He offers to fight on the side of the highest bidder, but then secretly arranges a ploy to have both sides destroy each other