Toshiro at what looks like a airline terminal. Lots of cigarettes available!
Prominent Japanese-American director Steven Okazaki is set to shoot Mifune: Last Samurai, a high-profile feature docu on Toshiro Mifune, the most prominent actor of Japan’s golden age of cinema.
I want to convey to younger audiences how extraordinary Toshiro Mifune was for his time. Before him there were no non-white movie heroes with stature and international appeal. This was before Bruce Lee or Jet Li or Shaft. In fact, Clint Eastwood’s cool, take-no-shit character came from Mifune
Samurai Rebellion (Masaki Kobayashi - 1968)
Toshiro Mifune: Toho Studio production stil, The Rickshaw Man (1958) Hiroshi Inagaki