Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.
A Russian army explorer who is rescued in Siberia by a rugged Asian hunter renews his friendship with the woodsman years later when he returns as the head of a larger expedition. The hunter finds that all of his nature lore is of no help when he accompanies the explorer back to civilization. Written by
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Teruyo Nogami, Kurosawa's loyal assistant - she worked for him in a variety of capacities and titles from 1950 until the end of his career - has written, in her memoir about her long collaboration with the director, that the two most difficult and arduous productions that they had ever worked on together were this film and Seven Samurai (1954). See more »
In the burial scene, the shadows of the actors make it clear that there is a fake backdrop. See more »
Fire angry, forest burn for many days. Fire get angry, frightful. Water get angry, frightful. Wind get angry, frightful. Fire, water, wind. Three mighty men.
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