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Ricky Mifune – Mifune: The last Samurai #Venezia72

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Ricky Mifune – Poducer – Mifune: The last Samurai.

Ricky Mifune, grandson of the heroic actor Toshiro Mifune, talks about the new documentary Mifune: the last Samurai.

Plot: It tells the story of Toshiro Mifune, legendary Japanese actor for many Akira Kurosawa films, who is the first Asian international star even before Bruce Lee and who has won the Best Actor Award at Venice International Film Festival for Akahige (Red Beard) exactly 50 years ago. The documentary also explores the world of the golden era of Japanese cinema and its history, along with the war that affected Mifune’s life and career.

  • Reporter
    Nicolò Comotti
  • Guest
    Ricky Mifune
  • Interviewee role
    Producer
  • Film title
    Mifune: The last Samurai
  • Festival section
    Venice Classics
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