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The Hidden Fortress

Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1958
Drama, Adventure


A pair of greedy peasants agrees to lead a man and woman through hostile territory to safety in exchange for gold, unaware that they are a princess and her general.

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The Hidden Fortress Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1959 | Winner: Silver Bear for Best Director

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