World soundtrack awards
Mifune: Last Samurai
Archived: Mifune: Last Samurai (2015)

director: Steven Okazaki

composer: Jeffrey Wood
With: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kagawa, a.o.

duration: 70 minutes
Docs , Biography, Documentary

Artists on Film

"I want to convey to younger audiences how extraordinary this first non-white international hero was for his time," the director explains. "This was before Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Shaft or Antonio Banderas. In fact, Clint Eastwood's cool, take-no-shit character came from Japanese master Mifune." (R.D.)


director: Steven Okazaki
composer: Jeffrey Wood
producer: Toshiaki Nakazawa
screenplay: Stuart Galbraith IV & Steven Okazaki
Editor: Steven Okazaki
Cinematography: Guy Mossman, Eric Lin, Yasuyuki Ishikawa, Tohru Hina

production company: Creative Associates Limited (CAL)

More info

dialogue: English, Japanese
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: United States of America
year: 2015


STEVEN OKAZAKI (1952): Unfinished Business (1986), Living on Tokyo Time (1987), Days of Waiting (1991, short), Troubled Paradise (1992), The Lisa Theory (1994), Alone Together: Young Adults Living with HIV (1995, short), Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (2000), The Mushroom Club (2005, short), White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007), The Conscience of Nhem En (2008, short), Crushed: The Oxycontin Interviews (2010, short), Approximately Nels Cline (2013, short), Mifune: Last Samurai (2015).

Technical Specs

format: DCP


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