Akira Kurosawa

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Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with western styles of acting (1910-1998)


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The ground-breaking masterpieces of filmmaker, film producer and screenwriter Akira Kurosawa (March 23, 1910 - Sept 6, 1998), have inspired such movie makers as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Francis Ford Coppola and Kurosawa's influence can be seen in classic movies such as Star Wars, The Magnificent Seven and A Fistful of Dollars.
The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa.
Akira Kurosawa, who died at at age of 88 in September 1998, met Kiarostami for the first time in 1993 when the latter visited the former's house.
The Akira Kurosawa film week kicks off at the Bibliotecha Alexandrina's Main Library on Sunday with "Rashomon.
Reaction from London, Paris and Copenhagen - where a Bergman acolyte, director Bille August, compared him to Akira Kurosawa and Federico Fellini - underscored the international influence of the man who directed Fanny And Alexander and Scenes From a Marriage.
Award-winning and internationally renowned director Akira Kurosawa scored highly in the cinematic catalog which includes five of his films: Rashomon, Ikiru, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood and one of his later works, Ran, described by the compilers as a ''late-career masterpiece.
It is the writer's job to render that complication as dearly and as honestly as possible, to, as the great Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa said, not avert one's eyes.
A contemporary of first-generation filmmakers Yasujiro Ozu and Kenji Mizoguchi, a teacher of postwar humanists Akira Kurosawa and Kihachi Okamoto, and an inspiration to "Japanese New Wave" directors of the '60s and '70s such as Shohei Imamura and Nagisa Oshima, Naruse continues to be rediscovered by twenty-first-century directors like Hirokazu Kore-eda.
THE STORY: Powerful sub-titled black and white 1963 Japanese film by master director Akira Kurosawa.
The 1999 Ame agaru Aka, written by Akira Kurosawa and directed by Takashi Koizumi comes as part of the new Samurai Movie interpretations that will offer the viewer a more modern outlook on the Samurai legacy.
So I'd have Alfred Hitchcock, the Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky and the Japanese film-maker Akira Kurosawa.
collaboration on Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda worked on the filming of the scenes on the Japanese side after director Akira Kurosawa abandoned the project.
Times of crisis may not always be representative of the history of a people, but as extremes they do provide fascinating insight into a world stripped of all pretence, a world that, in the words of Akira Kurosawa, is "most alive.
Watching vintage films like Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa was a welcome trip back in time, along with the Maysles Brothers' documentary classic, Grey Gardens, and Wim Wenders' Kings of the Road, touted by many as his masterpiece.
6 million, comprises 660 episodes of animated TV series (18 titles with worldwide rights); 100 motion pictures, including Pier Paolo Pasolini's Teorema and various Akira Kurosawa movies; and 500 episodes of assorted non-animated television series.