Back to All Events

FILM SERIES: Hidden Fortress (1958) by Akira Kurosawa, with Chris Reed

  • Notre Dame University - Knott Science Center Auditorium 4701 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD, 21210 United States (map)

Japanese Cinema, Yesterday and Today
Hidden Fortress (1958) 126 minutes by Akira Kurosawa
Introduction and commentary by Christopher Llewellyn Reed, chair, Film & Moving Image Department, Stevenson University

Hidden Fortress - the film from which George Lucas liberally stole his plot for Star Wars, this tale of adventure and derring-do follows a princess in disguise as she strives to regain her throne, helped by a powerful general-in-exile and two comic sidekicks.

$15 door fee for guests and subscribers