Kakushi toride no san akunin [Three bad men in a hidden fortress] (1958), a classic samurai film directed by Akira Kurosawa. Cited by George Lucas as a primary inspiration for Star Wars.
AllReaders.com Review - The Hidden Fortress
Analytical review of the plot, setting, theme, and structure of the film starring Toshiro Mifune.
Coldbacon Review: Hidden Fortress
Review of the film with links to related multimedia embedded into the text.
Digitally Obsessed Review
Review of Criterion DVD. "Epic yet compelling on a personal level, this film is beyond must see."
IMDb: Kakushi Toride no San Akunin (1958)
Cast, production credits, and additional information.
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