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Akira Kurosawa on Screenwriting

Naomi Beaty at ScreenCraft discusses Akira Kurosawa and his creative process and his advice to aspiring writers and filmmakers.

Full article and video here: Screenwriting Advice from Akira Kurosawa


TATSUYOSHI EHARA CONTINUED! The Second Half of the Toho Actor's Filmmaking Memories!

Tatsuyoshi Ehara is a prolific Japanese actor whose career stretches all the way back to the 1940s. Born on March 26, 1937, Mr. Ehara began in entertainment as a child actor. 4,400 more words

Rashomon (1950)

“What is truth?” Those words of Pontus Pilate are reflected in every second of Akira Kurosawa’s first great film Rashomon. They are not the words of rebellion or desire for violence or revenge. 607 more words

Movie Review From A Christian Perspective

Kurosawa and Apostol on Madness

In our cultural tomes, not a few times has madness been extolled, turned on its head, made majestic:

In “The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, 41 more words



This is my favourite Akira Kurosawa film. It makes me stop and think about life every time I watch it. This film helps you realise that we should all stop and take in what is around us(the sky, the animals, the flowers etc), work is necessary to pay the bills, but there is more to life than your job. 521 more words

Akira Kurosawa

Seven Samurai (1954)

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Writer: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni (Screenplay)

Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Inaba… 393 more words