In early 19th-century Japan, Red Beard (Toshiro Mifune) is the head of a shoestring public health clinic who tries to turn his new assistant, a greedy and unrealistic young intern, into a real doctor. This striking film from Akira Kurosawa also stars Yuzo Kayama. 185 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English: audio commentary; theatrical trailer; more. In Japanese with English subtitles.