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Japanese Classics II

In a Post-War Tokyo, when the bureaucratic chief of department of the City Hall Kanji Watanabe (Takashi Shimura) finds that he has a terminal cancer, so he decides to live his last months of life as much as possible. 579 more words


Episode 104 - "Dat Animated Spaghetti Samurai Lyfe"

In their latest episode, the guys reflect on a single narrative told across distinct genres by looking at Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (1954), John Sturges’ … 79 more words


Rhapsody in August

Rhapsody in August

Akira Kurosawa


Rhapsody in August is a Japanese language drama about an elderly Japanese woman, caring for her four grandchildren for the summer, who learns of a long-lost brother who lives in Hawaii. 36 more words


Maddy's Pick For The Weekend 3: Stray Dog(1949)

If you thought Akira Kurosawa’s films were all historical epics, featuring swordfights and Samurai, then you really need to think again. Kurosawa also made several dramas and thrillers set in the present day(40’s and 50’s Japan)two of my favourites of these are… 565 more words