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  • Dodes’ka-den

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1970 • Japan

    By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa's film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each of them, the homeless father and son envisionin...

  • Dersu Uzala

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1975 • Soviet Union, Japan

    The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.

  • Madadayo

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1993 • Japan

    For his final film, Akira Kurosawa paid tribute to the immensely popular writer and educator Hyakken Uchida, here played by Tatsuo Matsumura. Madadayo is composed of distinct episodes based on Uchida's writings that illustrate the affection and loyalty f...