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Something like an autobiography

Author: Akira Kurosawa
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1983, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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The distinguished filmmaker chronicles his life from his birth in 1910 to the worldwide success in 1951 of his film "Rashomon," and provides a provocative account of the Japanese film industry.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Kurosawa
ISBN: 0394714393 9780394714394
OCLC Number: 9080996
Notes: Translation of: Gama no abura.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 205 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Babyhood --
Morimura Gakuen --
Crybaby --
Whirlwind --
Kendo --
Calligraphy --
Murasaki and Shonagon --
The fragrance of Meiji, the sounds of Taisho --
Storytellers --
The goblin's nose --
Keika middle school --
A long red brick wall --
September 1, 1923 --
Darkness and humanity --
A horrifying excursion --
Honor and revere --
My rebellious phase --
A distant village --
The family tree --
My aunt Togashi --
The sapling --
The labyrinth --
Military service --
A coward and a weakling --
An alleyway in the floating world --
A story I don't want to tell --
Negative and positive --
A mountain pass --
P.C.L. --
A long story --
Congenital defects --
Good people --
A bitter war --
My mountain --
Ready, start! --
Sugata Sanshiro --
The most beautiful --
Sagata Sanshiro, pt. II --
Marriage --
The men who tread on the tiger's tail --
The Japanese --
No regrets for our youth --
One wonderful Sunday --
A neighborhood with an open sump --
Drunken angel --
On the banks of the River Sai --
The quiet duel --
A salmon's old stories --
Stray dog --
Scandal --
Rashomon --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Gama no abura.
Responsibility: Akira Kurosawa ; translated by Audie E. Bock.
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The distinguished filmmaker chronicles his life from his birth in 1910 to the worldwide success in 1951 of his film "Rashomon," and provides a provocative account of the Japanese film industry.

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