Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
7:30pm
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WEEKEND WARRIORS
Double Feature!
YOJIMBO / SAMURAI REBELLION
35 mm!

YOJIMBO
1961, Janus Films, 110 min, Japan, Dir: Akira Kurosawa

Toshiro Mifune plays Sanjuro, a shiftless ronin (samurai without a master) who wanders into a starving village beset by a yakuza gang war. Sanjuro plays the battling sects off against one another and nearly gets himself killed in the process. In Japanese with English subtitles.


35 mm!

SAMURAI REBELLION
JÔI-UCHI: HAIRYÔ TSUMA SHIMATSU
1967, Janus Films, 121 min, Japan, Dir: Masaki Kobayashi

Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord's mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler. Reluctantly, father and son take the woman in, and, to the family’s surprise, the young couple fall in love. But the lord soon reverses his decision and demands the mistress’s return. Against all expectations, Isaburo and his son refuse, risking the destruction of their entire family.


Both films in Japanese with English subtitles.
Aero Theatre • Fri, Mar 16, 2018 • 7:30pm
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