About the film
japan gold peasant assault jidaigeki hostile 16th century
The Hidden Fortress
Release Date: December 28, 1958
|Genres||:||Adventure, Drama, Action, Comedy|
|Producers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Sanezumi Fujimoto|
|Writers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, Ryūzō Kikushima|
Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota is a general and Yuki is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity.