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Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 110 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 1961 Language: Japanese

Starring: Daisuke Kato, Isuzu Yamada, Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa

In Kurosawa’s classic film, a nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon and sake merchant Tokuemon to hire him as a personal bodyguard, then artfully sets in motion a full-scale gang war between the two ambitious and unscrupulous men.