Yojimbo - July 18 & 19 @ The Frida Cinema, Los Angeles [from 18 to 19 July]

Yojimbo - July 18 & 19


87
18 - 19
July
15:30 - 22:30

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The Frida Cinema
305 E 4th St, Ste 100, Santa Ana, California 92701
In 1961, Akira Kurosawa laid the groundwork for what would become the American Western with his Samurai film YOJIMBO.
The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in this visually stunning and darkly comic film that was eventually (loosely) remade into Sergio Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars and Walter Hill’s Last Man Standing.

To get rid of corruption in a small town, a wily samurai named Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. This exhilarating, genre-twisting drama remains one of the most thoroughly entertaining films of all time. Join us as we present this classic and highly-influential crowd-pleasing romp on the big screen!

Directed by Akira Kurosawa. 1960. 110 minutes. Not Rated.

Showtimes:
Wednesday, July 18 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm
Thursday, July 19 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm

Trailer:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=WzFq5hOlZ5s

Advance Tickets:
https://boxoffice.diamondticketing.com/fridacinema/moviedetails/50329

“It is fair to say that, without Yojimbo, certain key aspects of Western cinema would not be the same today.” -James Berardinelli, ReelViews

“One of Japan’s great contributions to cinema, the inspiration for spaghetti Westerns and the introduction of a new kind of film hero.” -Brian Webster, Apollo Guide

“It is still clearly the work of a master filmmaker, the level of care apparent in every shot being enough to lift Yojimbo out of the generic morass.” -Keith Brown, Edinburgh Film Society

— SIX FILMS BY AKIRA KUROSAWA

SEVEN SAMURAI (1954)
Sunday, July 1 – 7:30pm
Monday, July 2 – 3pm, 7pm
Tuesday, July 3 – 3pm, 7pm

THRONE OF BLOOD (1957)
Thursday, July 5 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm
Saturday, July 7 – 5:30pm

IKIRU (1952)
Wednesday, July 11 – 3pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm
Thursday, July 12 – 3pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm

THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (1958)
Monday, July 16 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm
Tuesday, July 17 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm

YOJIMBO (1960)
Wednesday, July 18 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm
Thursday, July 19 – 3:30pm, 6pm, 8:30pm

RASHOMON (1950)
Monday, July 23 – 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, 9pm
Tuesday, July 24 – 3pm, 5pm, 7pm, 9pm
Sunday, July 29 – 8pm
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