The Hidden Fortress (Criterion Collection) DVD
The Hidden Fortress (Criterion Collection)DVD
Set in feudal Japan, this Kurosawa epic concerns a wily general (Toshirô Mifune) tasked with escorting a deposed and disguised princess (Misa Uehara) and her clan's fortune through enemy territory. Joined by two bungling peasant thieves at first unaware of their true identities, the young royal and her heroic guardian brave multiple life-threatening dangers, in an adventure classic that would later inspire the creation of "Star Wars." Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara co-star. 139 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; documentary; interview; theatrical trailer. In Japanese with English subtitles.