Akira Kurosawa
essential films
SANSHIRO SUGATA
DRUNKEN ANGEL
IKIRU
SEVEN SAMURAI
YOJIMBO
RED BEARD
RAN
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Toshiro Mifune as the samurai Sanjuro Kuwabatake in YOJIMBO.
Related Articles and Books

"Japan's Emperor of Film"
Buruma, Ian. NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, October 29, 1989.

AKIRA KUROSAWA: A GUIDE TO REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
Erens, Patricia. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1979.

THE SAMURAI FILMS OF AKIRA KUROSAWA
Desser, David. Ann Arbor: UMI Research, 1983.

"Introducing Japan's Top Director"
Falk, Ray. THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1952.

PERSPECTIVES ON AKIRA KUROSAWA
Goodwin, James, editor. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1994.

"Kurosawa Directs A Cinematic 'Lear'"
Grilli, Peter. THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1985.

KUROSAWA: A RETROSPECTIVE
Japan Film Center. New York: Japan Society, 1981.

SOMETHING LIKE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Kurosawa, Akira, translated by Audie E. Bock. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.

THE WARRIOR'S CAMERA: THE CINEMA OF AKIRA KUROSAWA
Prince, Stephen. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.

THE FILMS OF AKIRA KUROSAWA
Richie, Donald, with additional material by Joan Mellen. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1996.

"Profiles: Kurosawa Frames"
Ross, Lillian. THE NEW YORKER, December 21, 1981.

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