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Who is Akira Kurosawa?
Akira Kurosawa was a Japanese filmmaker. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
- also known as Kurosawa, Akira; The Emperor; Wind Man; Akira Kurosava
- born on (105 years ago) in Shinagawa, child of Shima Kurosawa and Isamu Kurosawa
- ethnicity: Japanese
- nationality: Japan
- profession: Film director, screenwriter, film producer, film editor
- died on (17 years ago) in Setagaya of stroke
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"Akira Kurosawa" is the first venture of publishing books by Gauhati Cine Club. It is a collection of article about the great Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. The book contains articles of premiere critic of Kurosawa, Donald Richie, Satyajit Ray, Manik Bora etc. The book is written in Assamese in order to cater to the need of Assamese audience. The book is published by Alok Adhikari of N. L. Production on behalf of Gauhati Cine Club.
- language: Assamese Language
- author: Peter Cowie
- released in (16 years ago)
"Akira Kurosawa" a.k.a. "A.K." is a 1985 French documentary film directed by Chris Marker about the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Though it was filmed while Kurosawa was working on Ran, the film focuses more on Kurosawa's remote but polite personality than on the making of the film. The film is sometimes seen as being reflective of Marker's fascination with Japanese culture, which he also drew on for one of his best-known films, Sans Soleil. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.
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Volume II by Kenneth R. Morefield
Akira Kurosawa is an acknowledged master of cinema with a ...
by Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer, Ric Meyers
Co: Kurosawa Productions; Dir: Akira Kurosawa; Pro: Tomoyuki Tanaka, Ryuzo Kikushima; MAI; Tatsu Kuse; S.P.: Akira Kurosawa, Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni; Novel: Shugoro Yamamoto; Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai ( Hanbei Muroto), Takashi Shimura (Kurofuji), Yuzo Kayama (Iori Izaka), Kamatari Fujiwara (Takebayashi), Masao Shimizu (Kikui), Takako Irie (Kukui's wife, Madame Mutsuta), Keiju Kobayashi (the spy), Reiko Dan (Chidori), Akihiro Hirata (a samurai), Akira ...
Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul
Dir Akira Kurosawa Seen Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo Kikushima, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa adapted from Shakespeare's Macbeth Photog Asakazu Nakai Art Dir Yoshiro Muraki, Kohei Ezaki Mus Ma- saru Sato Cast Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada Pro d Toho. 110 mins. Kurosawa's best period film (jidai-geki), surpassing even Rashomon (q.v.) and The Seven Samurai (q.v.). Kurosawa transposed the tragedy of Macbeth to medieval Japan and had some of the characters, such as ...
Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber [2 volumes] (2012)
The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara Ph.D.
Among other significant examples are Jean Cocteau, Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Luis Buñuel, Akira Kurosawa, Robert Altman, David Lynch, Richard Linklater, Michel Gondry, and the screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, all of whom may be said to have gravitated toward oneiric cinema and expanded the ...
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