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.
A partir de ello se definio como proposito central: estudiar la concepcion y la dinamica del proceso de formacion y su distanciamiento de la idea de educacion como alternativa historica ante la tension tradicionmodernizacion del Japon, en el cine de Akira Kurosawa.
In 2000, at the San Francisco Film Festival, Kiarostami was awarded the Akira Kurosawa Award for Lifetime Achievement in Film Directing, which he had given away to veteran Iranian actor Behrooz Vossoughi for his contribution to Iranian Cinema.
I am a huge Stanley Kubrick and Akira Kurosawa junkie as well as Andrei Tarkovsky and Werner Herzog.
Para un fanatico de la cinematografia japonesa, cualquier retrospectiva parece deficiente cuando se piensa en todo lo que deja fuera, pero consuela la presencia de clasicos como Rashomon, adaptacion de un cuento de Akutagawa Ryonosuke que le valiera a Akira Kurosawa la Palma de Oro en 1950, abriendo la via regia al descubrimiento del cine nipon en Occidente.
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.
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.
Film historian Donald Richie prepared the groundwork for an eventual restoration of the complete Seven Samurai in his 1965 critical study, The Films of Akira Kurosawa.
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.
Dreamworks LLC, a Hollywood film distributor founded by Steven Spielberg and others, has decided to remake ''Ikiru,'' the 1952 film Akira Kurosawa directed, Variety entertainment magazine reported in its electronic edition on Thursday.