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Akira Kurosawa

Author: Peter Wild
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Series: Critical lives, 112
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
"‘Most directors have one film for which they are known or possibly two’, Francis Ford Coppola has said. ‘Akira Kurosawa has eight or nine.’ Through his many masterpieces such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, High and Low, Yojimbo, Kagemusha and Ran, Kurosawa’s (1910–1998) work has influenced the most acclaimed directors working today, from George Lucas and Steven Spielberg to Martin Scorsese. His groundbreaking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wild
ISBN: 9781780233437 1780233434
OCLC Number: 894636923
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Critical lives, 112
Responsibility: Peter Wild.

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This book both evaluates Kurosawa's films and offers a view of the man behind the camera, covering his family life and his legendary place on the global film-making stage.  Read more...

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