Akira Kurosawa's directorial debut centers on the relationship between judo master Shogoro Yano (Denjirô Ôkôchi) and his zealous protégé, Sanshiro Sugata (Susumu Fujita), who shuns jujitsu after being lured by the spiritual aspect of judo. As Sugata becomes a master under Yano's tutelage, he aspires to gain the respect of a former teacher and win the hand of the girl of his dreams. Yukiko Todoroki, Ryunosuke Tsukigata and Takashi Shimura co-star.
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Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.
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