Red Beard

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Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto (Yûzô Kayama) is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a small country clinic under the gruff doctor Red Beard (Toshirô Mifune). Yasumoto rebels in numerous ways, but Red Beard proves a wise and patient teacher. He gradually introduces his student to the unglamorous side of the profession, ultimately assigning him to care for a prostitute (Terumi Niki) rescued from a local brothel.

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Cast and crew

Akira Kurosawa
Masato Ide, Hideo Oguni, Ryuso Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa
Toshiro Mifune
Yuzo Kayama
Yoshio Tsuchiya
Tatsuyoshi Ehara
Reiko Dan
Kyoko Kagawa
Takashi Shimura