How kurosawa’s ‘yojimbo’ became leone’s ‘fistful of dollars’ film | by jason bailey | october 20, 2014 his name might not mean much to joe moviegoer, but among a certain kind of. In episode xxvi, jack confronts a gang who destroyed his sandals, using clint eastwood's lines from a fistful of dollars, but substituting footwear for mule the influence of yojimbo in particular (and kurosawa films in general) on the animated series has been noted by matthew millheiser at dvdtalk.
Sergio leone’s a fistful of dollars is widely thought to be an unofficial remake of kurosawa's yojimbo yojimbo, a fistful of dollars and the curious case of kurosawa vs leone baradwaj rangan dec,18 2017 11:07:48 ist comment 0 tweet.
Tldr: yojimbo comes at the height of kurosawa's filmmaking, whereas fistful of dollars is just the beginning of a filmography that just kept getting better.
Both in japan and the west, yojimbo has had an influence on various forms of entertainment in 1964, yojimbo was remade as a fistful of dollars, a spaghetti western directed by sergio leone and starring clint eastwood in his first appearance as the man with no name.
Sergio leone’s a fistful of dollars (1964) was a western remake of akira kurosawa’s samurai classic yojimbo from 1961. Yojimbo was released by the criterion collection a fistful of dollars was released by mgm/ua home entertainment, and last man standing was released by new line home entertainment. “sergio leone had seen (yojimbo) and thought very highly of it,” he told me at a post-screening q&a, “and studied it on a moviola so fistful is a very close, almost scene-for-scene remake. Yojimbo a fistful of dollars which is the better film yojimbo (1961) 3 a fistful of dollars (1964) 1 the poll was created at 05:23 on november 26, 2013, and so far 4 people voted.
Personally, while yojimbo is in my view superior in its execution and style, a fistful of dollars is more enjoyable, with a superb climax and excellent music from ennio morricone to help (no insult to masaru sato's score for yojimbo. The film you]iamb is a very old fashioned japanese, but western film that is almost exactly the same as the film, a fistful of dollars sarasota and leone use the same narrative plot for yogi and a fistful of dollars, but with different culture.
Specifically, we discussed the link between that film and its unofficial remake, a fistful of dollars (which also screened at the fest) “sergio leone had seen ( yojimbo ) and thought very highly of it,” he told me at a post-screening q&a, “and studied it on a moviola. Unfortunately, the way fistful draws such a definitive line between the two gangs goes against the very core of kurosawa’s original in yojimbo, mifune made several visits to both gangs and a good chunk of time is spent on the samurai playing both sides against each other both gangs are equally vile, and mifune knows he will wipe them both out — but you never really know which gang will get the upper hand until actually happens. 'for a fistful of dollars' titled on-screen as fistful of dollars) is a 1964 spaghetti western film directed by sergio leone and starring clint eastwood in his first leading role, alongside gian maria volontè, marianne koch, wolfgang lukschy, sieghardt rupp, josé calvo, antonio prieto, and joseph egger.