Sanshirō Sugata
Sanshirō Sugata (1943)
Theatrical poster to Sanshirō Sugata
Directed by Akira Kurosawa[1]
Produced by Keiji Matsuzaki
Written by Akira Kurosawa
Tsuneo Tomita (novel)
Music by Seiichi Suzuki
Cinematography Akira Mimura
Editing by Toshio Gotō
Akira Kurosawa
Distributed by Tōhō
Released March 25, 1943
Running time 97 min.
Followed by Sanshirō Sugata Part II (1945)
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Sanshirō Sugata (姿三四郎 Sugata Sanshirō) is a 1943 Jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It was Kurosawa's directorial debut.




  1. "姿三四郎" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-09-21.

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