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Tuesday, October 12 2010

West By East By West: The Influence of Kurosawa on the West and Vice Versa

Through his influences and achievements, Kurosawa became one of the first true international filmmakers, inspiring several generations of filmmakers who would explore notions of genre and identity in film.


Sunday, October 10 2010

A Giant Shadow: The Continuing Influence of Akira Kurosawa on World Cinema

Today it is impossible to imagine a world without the films of Akira Kurosawa. He is easily regarded as one of the very greatest directors in the history of film, having made a host of first tier masterpieces.


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Tuesday, December 18 2012

The Western World's Introduction to Japanese Cinema: 'Rashomon'

Akira Kurosawa displays such mastery of the fundamental elements of film in Rashomon that it’s worth repeated viewings, and rewards the attentive viewer with the equivalent of a master class in film aesthetics.


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