Tag Archives: Akira Kurosawa

Dodes’ka-den
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Dodes’ka-den

Oct. 01, 1970

Dodes’ka-den

By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the ...
Sanjuro
8.1
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Sanjuro

Jan. 01, 1962

Sanjuro

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed “Sanjuro.” In ...
The Most Beautiful
5.8
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The Most Beautiful

Apr. 13, 1944

The Most Beautiful

The stories of several young women who work in a ‘precision optical instruments’ factory during the second World War. Despite ...
Rhapsody in August
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Rhapsody in August

May. 25, 1991

Rhapsody in August

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over ...
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail
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The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail

Yoshitsune Minamoto, disguised with his retinue as monks, must make do with a comical porter as their guide through hostile territory en route to ...
One Wonderful Sunday
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One Wonderful Sunday

Jun. 25, 1947

One Wonderful Sunday

Yuzo and his fiancée Masako spend their Sunday afternoon together, trying to have a good time on just thirty-five yen. They manage to have many ...
Seven Samurai
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Seven Samurai

Apr. 26, 1954

Seven Samurai

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai ...
Drunken Angel
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Drunken Angel

Apr. 27, 1948

Drunken Angel

A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond.
Sanshiro Sugata
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Sanshiro Sugata

Mar. 25, 1943

Sanshiro Sugata

The story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn Jujutsu. However, upon his arrival he discovers a new ...
Stray Dog
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Stray Dog

Oct. 17, 1949

Stray Dog

A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes ...
Dreams
7.8
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Dreams

May. 11, 1990

Dreams

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
The Bad Sleep Well
8.1
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The Bad Sleep Well

Sep. 15, 1960

The Bad Sleep Well

In this loose adaptation of “Hamlet,” illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and ...
The Lower Depths
7.5
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The Lower Depths

Oct. 01, 1957

The Lower Depths

Residents of a rundown boardinghouse in 19th-century Japan, including a mysterious old man and an aging actor, get drawn into a love triangle ...
Ran
8.2
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Ran

Jun. 01, 1985

Ran

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century ...
I Live in Fear
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I Live in Fear

Nov. 22, 1955

I Live in Fear

Kiichi Nakajima, an elderly foundry owner convinced that Japan will be affected by an imminent nuclear war, resolves to move his family to safety ...
Red Beard
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Red Beard

Apr. 03, 1965

Red Beard

Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes ...