Akira Kurosawa

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Question: It's commonly known that A Fistful of Dollars is a remake of Yojimbo. But I recall reading somewhere that the inspiration for Yojimbo was the Alan Ladd version of The Glass Key. Is this true?


Answer: I've read that Akira Kurosawa cites the Alan Ladd version of Dashiell Hammett's The Glass Key (1942) as one of his inspirations for Yojimbo (1961). But Yojimbo's plot, which revolves around a masterless samurai (Toshiro Mifune) who blows into a lawless town ruled by warring gangs and rread more

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Year Title Description
2002 The Sea Is Watching Movie, Writer
1996 Last Man Standing Movie, Source
1993 Madadayo Movie, Director
1993 Madadayo Movie, Writer
1991 Rhapsody In August Movie, Writer

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