Question by MyLITTLEschnauzer: is there any movies on judo?
i wannt know if theres any actually movies about judo not documentaries or how- tos but directed films.
Answer by standardscouncil
Released Date: 25March1943
Running Time: 79 minutes
Co1or: Black and white
Screen Fomat: Standard
This, the very first masterpiece created
by the legendary film director Akira
Kurosawa at age 33, was driven by his
determination to create masterful
moving pictures on the screen.
Kurosawa’s ingenuity can be seen in the
final scene, a life or death struggle with
Gennosuke Higaki at Ukyougahara.
These intense scenes of the two
characters’ jujitsu techniques are boldly
depicted by the innovative camera
techniques used by Kurosawa.
Judo Saga II
Released Date: 3 May 1945
Running Time: 82 minutes
Co1or: Black and White
Screen Format: Standard
This is a sequel to Kurosawa’s first film,
the very successful Judo Saga. In it,
Tesshin and Genzaburo, the two
brothers of Gennosuke Higaki,
challenge Sanshiro to a duel to extract
vengeance on behalf of their brother
who suffered defeat in the earlier film
The final duel was performed by the
actors barefoot at Shigakogen under
severe winter conditions. Susumu
Fujita, playing the role of Sanshiro.
gives an outstanding performance in
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