"The Hidden Fortress"
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Set during Japan's
feudal wars, this restored version of Akira Kurosawa's drama concerns a gilded princess
and her loyal general who undertake a dangerous journey to their homeland, assisted only
by a pair of misfits and pursued by warriors and bandits attempting to loot their gold and
valuable possessions. Beautifully photographed in widescreen by Ichio Yamazaki. With
Toshiro Mifune, Misa Uehara and Minoru Chiaki. Japanese with English subtitles.