Prominent Japanese-American director Steven Okazaki is set to shoot Mifune: Last Samurai, a high-profile feature docu on Toshiro Mifune, the most prominent actor of Japan’s golden age of cinema.
I want to convey to younger audiences how extraordinary Toshiro Mifune was for his time. Before him there were no non-white movie heroes with stature and international appeal. This was before Bruce Lee or Jet Li or Shaft. In fact, Clint Eastwood’s cool, take-no-shit character came from Mifune
John Cassavetes and Shafi Hadi during the recording of Charles Mingus’ original score for Shadows, 1959.
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