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Film Director: Akira Kurosawa

 

So online, surfing the web again, and came across this leader in Art, Cinema, and Literature, and a man who CNN and Asian Week Magazine cited as a person who made Asia a better place. 26 more words

Film Production

Shakespeare and musicals, although not connected

Recently Ira Glass has made headlines with a comment on twitter where he made an off handed remark that Shakespeare sucks after he saw the recent production of King Lear with John Lithgow. 317 more words

Movies

Kurosawa’s High and Low: A Dramatic Symmetry

A piece I wrote for my Asian Cinema class analyzing Kurosawa’s use of symmetry in his film, High and Low

Introduction: Akira Kurosawa, 1910-1998

Despite being a champion of Japanese cinema who not only thoroughly assimilated the Western mode of representation, but went onto… 2,555 more words

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The Tuesday Zone: 'The Wind Rises' (2013)

Chances are that you know Hayao Miyazaki. He’s an internet darling, the director of Spirited Away (2001), Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), Princess Mononoke (1997),  781 more words

Movie Review

Dersu Uzala (1975)

Dersu Uzala

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Starring Maksim Munsuk as Dersu Uzala

Yuriy Solomin as Arseniv

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Drama

Dodes'ka-den (1970)

Dodes’ka-den

★ 1/2 out of 5

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Starring Yoshitaka Zushi as Rokkuchan

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A series of vignettes depicting the colorful lives of people living in poverty in a junkyard outside of Tokyo. 493 more words

Drama

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Benim için Japon sinemasının en akıl çıkarıcı akımlarından biri, bir yönetmenden çok daha fazlası olan Akira Kurosawa’nın Japon kültürü ve samuraylar üzerinden kurguladığı, Shakespeare ve Dostoyevski gibi Batı edebiyatının en önemli yazarlarının eserlerine yaptığı uyarlamalardır. 420 more words

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