Directed by: Seiichir� Uchikawa
SCREENWRITER: Akira Kurosawa (Novel: Tsuneo Tomita)
Cast: Y�z� Kayama, Toshir� Mifune, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Eiji Okada
Remake of Kurosawa's films Sanshiro Sugata and Sanshiro Sugata part 2. The story of Sanshiro Sugata, A young man troubled by personal problems, takes up judo. His teacher, Shogoro Yano, is a devout man who has aroused the enmity of the local practitioners of jujitsu, the older and more accepted of the two sports. Sugata uses his newly learned prowess to gain a measure of respect from others; however, Shogoro insists that the sport has a spiritual side, a lesson Sugata has yet to learn. Eventually, in hand-to-hand combat with the father of a young woman he loves, he comes to understand the true meaning of judo.
1965 - BLK/WHT - Anamorphic Widescreen 159 Min.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles