The Rickshaw Man

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A simple drama of great power, THE RICKSHAW MAN stars Mifune as a rickshaw driver in early 20th-century Japan. He becomes friendly with a shy young boy, the son of a military officer. When the boy's father dies, Mifune becomes a sort of surrogate dad. He helps the boy learn how to run a race and, in a wonderfully funny and touching moment, ignores a potential...read more

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