The Hidden Fortress

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Director

Akira Kurosawa

Cast

Toshiro Mifune as Gen. Rokurota Makabe

Misa Uehara as Princess Yuki

Minoru Chiaki as Tahei

Kamatari Fujiwara as Matashichi

Susumu Fujita as Hyoe Tadokoro

Takashi Shimura as Gen. Izumi Nagakura

Writers

Ryuzo Kikushima (written by)

Hideo Oguni (written by)

Shinobu Hashimoto (written by)

Akira Kurosawa (written by)


Summary

Two peasants agree to escort a man and a woman across enemy lines in return for gold without knowing that he is a general and she is a princess.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Drama

Released

December 28, 1958 (Japan)

Runtime

2hrs 6min

MPAA

Not Rated

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Film Editing