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Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa


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Seven Samurai:... Hailed as the greatest film in the history of Japanese cinema, Seven Samurai is... more info $49.95was $49.95 Buy Now

Throne of... The greatest screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth is Akira Kurosawa’s... more info $19.95was $19.95 Buy Now

Yojimbo: The... The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa’s visually stunning and... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

Red Beard: The... A young doctor discovers that he still has much to learn in "Red Beard" (1965),... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

Stray Dog: The... The line between good and evil is blurred in this early film-noir classic from... more info $39.95was $39.95 Buy Now

The Bad Sleep... Master filmmaker Akira Kurosawa recasts the Prince of Denmark into a Japanese... more info $29.95was $29.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: September 6, 1998
Born: March 23, 1910 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Writer ...


wife: Yoko Yaguchi. Had three others; survived her.
wife: Yoko Yaguchi. Actor. Married in 1945 at Meiji shrine (Tokyo); shrine was bombed by US fighters the following morning; died in 1985 during production on "Ran" (1985); appeared in his film "The Most Beautiful" (1944); died on February 1, 1985 at age 63.

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