Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai. In order to free a village from the clutches of a corrupt government, a clever samurai pits two warring gangs against each other. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese with English subtitles. Includes making-of documentary, audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince, interviews with the actors and director, original trailer, behind-the-scenes gallery and booklet with new essay by scholar Alexander Sesonske on 1 DVD or 1 Blu-ray Disc. 1961/b&w/110 min/NR/widescreen.