Akira Kurosawa

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Noun1.Akira Kurosawa - Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with western styles of acting (1910-1998)
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com)-- Akira Kurosawa, one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, has been honored with the launch of the Anaheim University Akira Kurosawa School of Film.
It has shown the works of some of the world's greatest filmmakers from Akira Kurosawa to Stanley Kubrick.
Chinese composer Xiao Yings' short composition, The Cloud on the Wishful Side, sounded like something from an Akira Kurosawa movie, although parts of it reminded me of the 2003 South Korean film, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter.
Of the many films directed by Akira Kurosawa, his twelfth feature film (1951) [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Hakuchi) is perhaps the most ill fated.
Replying to a question that whether Japanese directors are reworking on the classical works of the legendary directors like Kinoshita Keisuke, Ozu, Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi, Mr.
Chinese martial arts and horror); and classic filmmakers such as Jean Cocteau, Akira Kurosawa, and Jean-Luc Godard.
com/movies/criterion) The Criterion Collection on Hulu features classic films by some of the greatest directors of all time -- including Ingmar Bergman, John Cassavetes, Charles Chaplin, Jean-Luc Godard, Akira Kurosawa, David Lynch, Roman Polanski, Francois Truffaut, and Orson Welles -- as well as plenty of documentaries and modern movies.
The aesthete in question is, of course, Akutagawa himself, best known now, perhaps, as the author of "Rashomon," the story upon which Akira Kurosawa based his film of the same name.
The original 1960 'Magnificent Seven', starring Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson, was a remake of the 1954 movie 'Seven Samurai' by Akira Kurosawa.
In 2000, at the San Francisco Film Festival, Kiarostami was awarded the Akira Kurosawa Award for Lifetime Achievement in Film Directing, which he had given away to veteran Iranian actor Behrooz Vossoughi for his contribution to Iranian Cinema.
I am a huge Stanley Kubrick and Akira Kurosawa junkie as well as Andrei Tarkovsky and Werner Herzog.
In almost two hours and a half, legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa chronicles Watanabe's tumultuous journey to realize one last good deed in 1952's "Ikiru," his most moving, heartbreaking and inspiring film in his long, highly prolific career.