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    Tuesday
    01
    May
    7.15 pm

    Jidaigeki (Japanese period film)

    Tue
    01
    May
    2018
     
    • Drama
    • Japan
    • B&W
    • 133 mins.
    In a magnificent performance, Tatsuya Nakadai stars as Hanshiro Tsugumo, a down and out samurai who enters the home of a feudal lord requesting to commit honourable ritual suicide on his property. Suspected of simply fishing for charity, Hanshiro is told, in gruesome detail, the story of the last samurai who made the same request…
    • Tue
      17
      Apr
      2018
       
      • Comedy, Drama
      • Japan
      • B&W
      • 105 mins.
      Yojimbo is the acclaimed 1961 jidaigeki (Japanese period) film directed by the legendary director Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a masterless samurai (ronin), portrayed by the great Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune, who arrives in a small one horse town where two competing crime lords and…
    • Tue
      15
      May
      2018
       
      • Drama
      • Japan
      • B&W
      • 185 mins.
      A monumental hospital-for-the poor based melodrama set in 19th century Japan, directed by legendary director Akira Kurosawa. An ageing doctor (nicknamed Red Beard, played by Toshiro Mifune) gradually instils into his young and ambitious new intern the rewards of working in the poorer sections of the community.…