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Mifune: The Last Samurai ()


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A feature-length documentary about the life and films of legendary actor Toshiro Mifune, weaving together film clips, archival stills, and interviews with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg... See more »

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wataru Akashi ...
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Takeshi Katô ...
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Hisao Kurosawa ...
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Shirô Mifune ...
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Himself
Sadao Nakajima ...
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Yôsuke Natsuki ...
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Terumi Niki ...
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Teruyo Nogami ...
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Narrator
Tadao Sato ...
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Himself
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Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
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Kanzô Uni ...
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Kaoru Yachigusa ...
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Directed by

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Steven Okazaki

Written by

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Stuart Galbraith IV ... ()
 
Steven Okazaki ... ()

Produced by

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Taro Goto ... producer
Takeshi Hoshino ... executive producer
Isao Kawauchi ... executive producer
Yukie Kito ... producer
Rikiya Mifune ... consulting producer
Toshiaki Nakazawa ... producer
Steven Okazaki ... producer
Tôichirô Shiraishi ... producer
Nobuyuki Tohya ... executive producer
Kensuke Zushi ... producer

Music by

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Jeffrey Wood

Cinematography by

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Tohru Hina
Yasuyuki Ishikawa

Film Editing by

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Steven Okazaki

Editorial Department

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Greg Knowles ... assistant editor / post-production coordinator
Geoffrey Orthwein ... digital intermediate conform artist
Kent Pritchett ... colorist
Kim Sayler ... digital intermediate post producer
Loren Sorensen ... on-line editor

Makeup Department

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Ayano Iwane ... makeup artist
Mitsumasa Sawada ... makeup artist
Akiko Tsushima ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Yayoi Ichikawa ... production manager
Noriaki Inoue ... production manager
Masaki Ishibe ... production manager
Koji Suzuki ... production manager
Fuemi Takamura ... production manager

Art Department

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Goh Terasaki ... props
Katsuhiro Yamaguchi ... props

Sound Department

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Tsuyoshi Abo ... sound
Alberto Hernandez ... assistant mix engineer
Dan Olmsted ... sound editor (as Daniel Olmsted)
Kyle Porter ... sound
Joey Vitas ... sound engineer

Stunts

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Masayoshi Deguchi ... stunts
Kôsei Endô ... stunts
Kôichi Funayama ... stunts
Eiji Kamada ... stunts
Yoshiyuki Masujima ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jose Element ... assistant camera
Marcos Herrera ... assistant camera
Keith Jefferies ... lighting technician
Eric Lin ... new york unit cinematographer
Guy Mossman ... los angeles unit cinematographer
Katsuhiro Nedachi ... gaffer
Takaomi Saito ... technical manager

Music Department

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Ellen Reiko Bepp ... musician: taiko drums
Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble ... composer: theme music / music performers
Bruce 'Mui' Ghent ... taiko drummer
Hiroyuki Jimi Nakagawa ... taiko drummer
Kallan Yoichi Nishimoto ... musician: taiko drums, percussion
Brendan Reaper ... drums
Dawn Richardson ... percussion
Jeffrey Wood ... music producer
Juehan Ye ... musician: erhu

Other crew

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Ayano Fujita ... transcription & translation coordinator
Mark Gorney ... researcher
Robert Kirby ... recording engineer
Heather J. Larsen ... transcriber
Adam Munoz ... recording engineer
Alli Nakamura ... researcher (as Allison Nakamura)
Jesse Nichols ... recording engineer
Brandon Rein ... archival research / licensing coordinator
Kei-Ichi Shiohara ... technical producer
Ryan Tillman ... production assistant

Thanks

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Richard G. Wright ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Мифунэ: Последний самурай (Russia)
  • Mifune: Last Samurai
Runtime
  • 80 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Hisao Kurosawa helped make this documentary. He is the son of legendary director Akira Kurosawa, who often collaborated with Toshirô Mifune. See more »
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