The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress  is a 1958 jidaigeki adventure film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It narrates the story of two peasants who agree to escort a man and a woman across enemy lines in return for gold without knowing that he is a General and the woman is a Princess. The film stars Toshiro Mifune as General Makabe Rokurōta  and Misa Uehara as Princess Yuki while the role of the peasants, Tahei and Matashichi, are essayed by Minoru Chiaki and Kamatari Fujiwara respectively.


The Hidden Fortress is a 1958 jidaigeki adventure film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It narrates the story of two peasants who agree to escort a man and a woman across enemy lines in return for gold without knowing that he is a General and the woman is a Princess. The film stars Toshiro Mifune as General Makabe Rokurōta and Misa Uehara as Princess Yuki while the role of the peasants, Tahei and Matashichi, are essayed by Minoru Chiaki and Kamatari Fujiwara respectively.
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