Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Samurai Trilogy consists of the three Samurai films masterminded by Japanese director Hiroshi Inagaki in the mid-1950s. Toshiro Mifune stars in all three films as 17th century Samurai warrior Miyamato Musashi. The films trace the samurai's matriculation from lowly farm boy to noble, Zorro-like defender of right. The three films represented are Musashi Myamoto, Duel at Ichijoji Temple and Duel at Ganryu Island.
attack, bad-guy, battle [war], conflict, defense [military], discipline, duel, good-guy, good-vs-evil, kidnapping, martial-arts, outlaw [Western], rival, Samurai, temptation
High Artistic Quality, High Historical Importance