The Remaker: Yojimbo (1961) vs. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

The Remaker compares and contrast Akira Kurosawa’s 1961 Yojimbo, and Sergio Leone’s 1964 A Fistful of Dollars. Learn how the Samurai––Japanese archetype–– transposes effectively with the lone gunman––western archetype.


Clint Eastwood


Remakes


Samurai & Martial Arts


Spaghetti Westerns


Akira Kurosawa


Yojimbo