TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:||July 9, 2012|
|Born:||February 5, 1917||Cause of Death:||Undetermined|
|Birth Place:||Ôsaka [Osaka], JP||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
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
An elderly pilgrim tries to help the inhabitants of a Japanese flop house.
A samurai-for-hire sets the warring factions of a Japanese town against each other.
Mohei is a wandering samurai, lost in grief and despair after his family is wiped out. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by an opposing army.
Spurred by his wife and a witch''''s prediction, a samurai murders his lord to steal the throne.
A young woman sacrifices everything to pay her family's debts.
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
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute