STRAND RELEASING PRESENTS
MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI
A DOCUMENTARY BY: ACADEMY AWARD WINNER STEVEN OKAZAKI
Includes Interviews with: Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Teruyo Nogami (Kurosawa's longtime script supervisor), Kyoko Kagawa (RED BEARD), Yoshio Tsuchiya (SEVEN SAMURAI), Takeshi Kato (THRONE OF BLOOD), Yoko Tsukasa (YOJIMBO), and many more.
Narrated by: Keanu Reeves.
OPENING THEATRICALLY ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016 IN NEW YORK (IFC CENTER)
WITH ADDITIONAL CITIES INCLUDING: LOS ANGELES (DECEMBER 2),
SAN FRANCISCO (DECEMBER 9) AND A WIDER NATIONAL RELEASE TO FOLLOW.
OFFICIAL SELECTION: TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2016, AFI FILM FESTIVAL 2016 AND
BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2016
Mifune – wry, charismatic and deadly – re-invented the modern movie hero. “A lot of people try to imitate Mifune,” says Steven Spielberg, “especially when they’re playing strong and silent, but nobody can. He was unique in all the world.”