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Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest directors in the history of Japanese cinema, whose work was acclaimed throughout the world. From "Rashomon" (1950) through "Seven Samurai" (1954) to his late masterpiece "Ran" (1985), Kurosawa produced one of the most important and inf
Portrait of a group of prostitutes struggling for spiritual and economic survival while working in Tokyo''s red light district.
After a fire scars him, a businessman tries to build a new life behind a mask.
An aging antique dealer copes with impotence by offering his younger wife to his daughter's boyfriend.
When her lover visits the mother of his child, a jealous actress plots revenge.
An Okinawan translator introduces U.S. occupation forces to the joys of local life.
Based on the true life tale of a Tang Dynasty Emperor who married one of his maids after his wife, the former Empress, passed away. He was then met upon by much resistance by the people who demanded her ouster.
In 12th-century Japan, a heroic officer pursues a married woman.
Two peasants try to make their fortune during a civil war.
Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor, has gained renown among the nobility of Kyoto for his charm and good looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing the one object of desire he must never obtain: his father's young and beautiful bride. Following the tragic consequences of his obsession, Genji wanders from one affair to another, always seeking some sort of resolution to his life.
In medieval Japan, four people offer conflicting accounts of a rape and murder.
Hailed by critics as one of the top filmmakers of the 20th century, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is especially distinctive as the only non-Westerner on this elite list. In 1990, he received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement. However, only a few of his films are even familiar to
This short promotional film provides a behind-the-scenes look at "The Teahouse of the August Moon" (1956).
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