Akira Kurosawa

Mar 23, 1910
Omori, Tokyo, Japan


The most well-known of all Japanese directors, the great irony about Akira Kurosawa's career is that he's been far more popular outside of Japan than in Japan. The son of an army officer, Kurosawa studied art before gravitating to film as a means of supporting himself. He served seven years as an assistant to director Kajiro Yamamoto before he began his… More


Akira Kurosawa Videos

The Seven Samurai
2 minutes 30 seconds
1 minutes 27 seconds
The Hidden Fortress
1 minutes 2 seconds
Dersu Uzala
18 seconds
The Sea Is Watching
1 minutes 29 seconds

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