A testament to the goodness of humankind, director Akira Kurosawa's medical drama chronicles the relationship between an arrogant young doctor (Yuzo Kayama) and the compassionate clinic director (Toshirô Mifune) who teaches him to appreciate the lives of their destitute patients. Mifune, in his last role for Kurosawa, gives a powerhouse performance as the dignified yet passionate director who guides his embittered intern to maturity.
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- Akira Kurosawa
- This movie is
- 1966 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Foreign Language Film nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; commentary by Kurosawa film scholar Stephen Prince; notes by Japanese film historian Donald Richie; trailer.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it