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The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa

Author: Stephen Prince
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1999.
Series: Film studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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"Stephen Prince provides two new chapters in which he examines Kurosawa's remaining work, placing him in the context of cinema history. Prince also discusses how Kurosawa furnished a template for some well-known Hollywood directors, including Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Prince
ISBN: 0691010463 9780691010465
OCLC Number: 40990269
Awards: Short-listed for Choice's Outstanding Academic Books 1991 (United States)
Description: xxii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Viewing Kurosawa --
The dialectics of style --
Willpower can cure all human ailments --
Experiments and adaptations --
Form and the modern world --
History and the period film --
Years of transition --
The final period --
The legacy.
Series Title: Film studies
Responsibility: Stephen Prince.
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The Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, who died at the age of 88, has been internationally acclaimed as a giant of world cinema. This book discusses how Kurosawa furnished a template for some  Read more...

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