• The Hidden Fortress (1962)

The Hidden Fortress

Release Date: January 23rd, 1962

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

Japanese peasants Matashichi (Kamatari Fujiwara) and Tahei (Minoru Chiaki) try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota (Toshirô Mifune) is a general and Yuki (Misa Uehara) is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Susumu Fujita, Takashi Shimura

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Rousing, Amusing, Quest, Wife

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