By Stephen Prince, Donald Richie
The writer of such undying masterpieces as Rashomon, Ikiru, Seven Samurai, Yojimbo and excessive & Low, Akira Kurosawa is without doubt one of the so much influential and cherished filmmakers who ever lived—and for lots of the best artist the medium has recognized. Now, at the party of the centenary of his delivery, the Criterion assortment is proud to give this deluxe field set celebrating his outstanding occupation. that includes twenty-five of the flicks he remodeled the process his fifty years in movies—from samurai epics to postwar noirs to Shakespeare adaptations—AK a hundred is the main whole set of his works ever published during this nation, and comprises 4 infrequent motion pictures that experience by no means been to be had on DVD.
The incorporated publication, 25 movies by way of Akira Kurosawa, is really good. Awkwardly lengthy in dimension yet matches thoroughly within the linen-bound case. It's approximately ninety pages with an 'intro' entitled Kurosawa at a hundred - by way of Stephen Prince (The Warrior’s digicam: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa) - then 2 pages with photographs on all the 25 motion pictures with notes back by way of Stephen Prince completing with four pages by means of Donald Richie (The movies of Akira Kurosawa) on 'Remembering Kurosawa'. It's a good continue sake and engaging interpreting.
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25 Films By Akira Kurosawa by Stephen Prince, Donald Richie