Dir. Akira Kurosawa (1960).
Kurosawa transposed elements of Hamlet to Japan’s corrupt business world in this long-infused but ultimately gripping thriller, starring an icy Toshiro Mifune as an illegitimate son seeking to avenge his father’s murder, in part by marrying the daughter of an evil magnate.
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