4.3
6,085 Ratings

Yojimbo

Yôjinbô

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1961

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Synopsis

A nameless ronin wonders into a rural village in feudal Japan. To restore peace in the community, he concocts a plan to play the two head rivals, fighting for monopoly of the local gambling trade, against one another.

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Yojimbo
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1961 | Winner: Best Actor (Competition)

Melbourne International Film Festival

1963

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