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This film is referred to by name as "To the End of the Silver-capped Mountains", in Donald Richie's canonical text "The Japanese Movie" (Kodansha Int'l, 1966).
With a screenplay by Kurosawa, film debut of Mifune, and the always impressive Shimura this story of individuals and nature is a precursor to Kurosawa's future films that deal with these themes
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