Tags » Akira Kurosawa
The subject of the film is loss. Individual loss, in the unpremeditated caprice of elemental oppression—heat, rain, language—of what is given, and what is kept; and if recovered, the abject meaninglessness and the ephemeral enchantment of restoration. 265 more words
The story: A surgeon gets syphilis from a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. The doctor’s life is destroyed, but unlike the patient, he doesn’t destroy others along with him. 436 more words
The story: A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond.
I am fascinated by the fact that… 482 more words