(Book) "Something Like an Autobiography"
3 Biographical Movies |
14 Print Biographies |
7 Interviews |
19 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Akira Kurosava | Kurosawa
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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I believe that what pertains only to myself is not interesting enough to record and leave behind me. More important is my conviction that if I were to write anything at all, it would turn out to be nothing but talk about movies. In other words, take 'myself', subtract 'movies', and the result is zero.
Although his "samurai" films are considered the archetypal samurai films over the rest of the world, they were actually considered atypical in Japan. Most Japanese samurai films had been set in the 18th & 19th centuries, when a peaceful Japan was at the peak of its nationalism, with the largest number of bushido code-adhering samurai. Kurosawa's films typically feature individualistic "ronin" (...
Female characters that are usually either sweet but weak and submissive or are deceitful, evil and conniving