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Mifune: The Last Samurai follows the little-known story of one of the most famous Japanese actors, Toshirô Mifune (1920 – 1997), told through tributes from figures including Spielberg and Scorsese. From 1947, the actor played more than 180 roles, including Yojimbo and Rashômon (p. XX) in front of the camera for his favourite filmmaker, Akira Kurosawa. A story of passion and Japan in cinematic form.

  • Swiss Premiere
  • Documentary
  • Japon
  • 2015 | 80 min. | Colour / black and white
  • Language : English | Japanese
  • Subtitles : English
Cast & Crew
Stuart Galbraith IV
Steven Okazaki
Tohru Hina
Yasuyuki Ishikawa
Steven Okazaki
Jeffrey Wood
Tsuyoshi Abo
Takeshi Katô
Kyôko Kagawa
Hisao Kurosawa
Shirô Mifune
Wataru Akashi
Tôichirô Shiraishi
Kensuke Zushi
Yukie Kito
Toshiaki Nakazawa
Steven Okazaki
Taro Goto
Production Company
, Creative Associates Limited (CAL)
, Farallon Films
Print Contact
Pascale Ramonda
Pascale Ramonda
Steven Okazaki
USA, 1952
1986 Unfinished Business (first documentary, nominated Academy Awards)
1991 Days of Waiting (short documentary, nominated Academy Awards)
2006 The Mushroom Club (short documentary, nominated Academy Awards)
2008 The Conscience of Nhem En (short documentary, nominated Academy Awards)

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