Scandal Poster

Release Date: 1950

DVD Release Date: July 15th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Director Akira Kurosawa's statement on the Americanization of the Japanese press, this social commentary tells the tale of Ichiro (Toshirô Mifune), a famous artist who happens to be in the same vacation spot as Miyako (Yoshiko Yamaguchi), a well-known singer. When a fan magazine fabricates a liaison between the two celebrities and prints an article about their affair, Ichiro files slander charges against the tabloid. However, his lawyer, Hiruta (Takashi Shimura), has his own agenda.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Takashi Shimura, Yoko Katsuragi, Noriko Sengoku, Sakae Ozawa, Bokuzen Hidari, Kuninori Kodo

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1950s, Revenge, Underdog, Judge