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AN ACTOR’S REVENGE

Kon Ichikawa was initially apprehensive when the higher ups at Daiei Studios informed him that his 1957 film The Men of Tohoku would be in anamorphic widescreen. Ichikawa—that great auteur who helped bridge the gap […]

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DREAMS of Kurosawa

If you’ve never seen an Akira Kurosawa film before, the first thing that strikes you about Dreams (1990) is its limpid, near incandescent beauty. A reconstruction of eight of Kurosawa’s real-life dreams, the film takes […]