Episode 196: The Hidden Fortress with KT Baldassaro

Movie Night Extravaganza by Forrest Miller

Episode notes

Forrest, J. Andrew World, Conan Neutron, and KT Baldassaro talk about Akira Kurosawa's 1958 the Hidden Fortress on the third episode of Movie Night Adventure #akirakurosawa #kurosawa #hiddenfortress #starwars #georgelucas #sevensamurai

The Hidden Fortress has been pointed out by George Lucas as the main inspiration for Star Wars: A New Hope.

In 1958, the difficult production on The Hidden Fortress, led to Kurosawa having to start his own studio rather than continuing to leave production to Toho Studios.

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