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Monday, December 10, 2012

Kurosawa

Photo of Akira Kurosawa directing. Unknown date
黒澤 明
Courtesy of the NY Public Library Public Digital Collection
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Akira_Kurosawa_directing.jpeg)
no copyright infringement intended


The Asian of the Century, they named him. I haven't seen many movies of Kurosawa, as my focus went decidedly to Ozu. And if you say Asian, you should also think at Ray, at Kiarostami, to name but a few. But anytime I saw in some movie a scene reminding me of his style, I was overwhelmed by realizing his genius once more. He had vision, larger than life. He was one of the greatest.


(Cinema asiatic)

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