THE QUIET DUEL
Friday, February 18 at
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Starring Toshirō Mifune, Miki Sanjo, Takashi Shimura
35mm print courtesy of The Japan Foundation. Approx. 95 min.
During surgery in a leaky tent at the jungle front, Dr. Fujisaki (Mifune) is infected with syphilis, then must decide what to do when he returns to an expectant fiancée back home. With Takashi Shimura as his doctor dad; and the opening operation scene a 21-shot tour de force. Kurosawa/Mifune’s rarest film, in a specially-imported print.