"The Bodyguard (1961)" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

One of the masterpieces of the great and mighty Samurai by Akira Kurosawa movie. Why is a masterpiece, but because it is the perfect classic thriller about a fighter-alone, both in the story and to translate (it makes no sense to sing the praises of genius Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune game). Dynamics, intrigue, mind, and strength of the protagonist, along with its real physical vulnerability, warring against the typical villain with super weapons and just the ending.
way, which is quite unusual for this kind of movie, but it is quite common for films of Kurosawa lyrical component virtually non-existent. There is a rigid collision invincible truth and undoubted evils. And as such good and not. There is an evil. Disgusting and stinking numerous and there is justice. So to say the perfect antizlo that fights per se, not for someone, but against injustice.
In this case, a collision occurs between the ronin, ie a samurai without a master and two gangs hold in power a small town and leading unceasing war. However, sometimes the two gangs declared a truce in order to cash in on the peasants during the tournament gambling
Code of the Samurai says that the most important thing -. This subordination of the owner. But if there is no such, it remains the only overt way of the warrior, who does not give clear answers on how to behave.
This is what is written in Hakagure (practical and spiritual warrior guide is a collection of comments samurai Yamamoto Tsunetomo) 'I perceived that Way of the Samurai - is death
In a situation "either / or" do not hesitate to choose death.. It is not hard. Is determined to act. Only cowards justified arguments that die before reaching the goal, is to die a dog's death. Make the right choice in a situation of "either / or" is almost impossible.
We all want to live, and it is not surprising that everyone is trying to find an excuse not to die. But if a person has not reached the goal, and continues to live, he shows cowardice. He enters unworthily. If he has not reached the goal, and died, it really is a dog's death and fanaticism. But there is nothing to be ashamed of. This death is the Way of the Samurai. If every morning and every evening you will prepare yourself for death and can live as if your body has died, you will become a true samurai. Then your whole life will be perfect, and you will succeed in his field. '
acceptance of death, that is, the actual indifference and high ethics. Is not this true war of light Code?
In general, a great movie, which to some extent can be used as a practical guide to sabotage the enemies within the group.
Naturally such a film could not do without remakes.
I I know at least three. And all done in accordance with the time kinorealiyami, but retain almost complete identity of many plot points. Brilliant Classics. Do I need to change something ?!
These films -
spaghetti westerns of Sergio Leone's "A Fistful of Dollars" (1964) follows the plot of "The Bodyguard." In addition to the plot, he borrowed from Leone Kurosawa many shooting techniques. As a result of a lawsuit for infringement of copyright creators remake Kurosawa were forced to pay 100 thousand. Dollars and 15% of the fees from the film rental, as well as to transfer the rights to rent in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
«Lone Ranger" with Bruce Willis in the title role and repeats the plot of "The Bodyguard", but adapted to the gangster action movie since "dry law".
film Takashi Miike, 2007 "Sukiyaki Western Django", which is a postmodern remake of the movie "The Bodyguard". It is necessary to
said the film though quite still remember (well, version of Takashi Miike I do not really like), but compared to the starting point of a secondary nature to the step below.

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