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Postwar Kurosawa (Criteron Collection)
Format: DVD Genre: Foreign
Postwar Kurosawa (Criteron Collection)

Postwar Kurosawa (Criteron Collection)

Format: DVD Genre: Foreign Theme: Asian-American Heritage
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First, in Kurosawa's first major work "No Regrets for Our Youth" (1946), a frivolous, self-centered girl grows in body and spirit amid the run and tumult of postwar Japan. Denjiro Okochi, Eiko Miyoshi star. Next, in "One Wonderful Sunday" (1947), a veteran and his fiancée attempt to have a romantic afternoon in downtown Tokyo. With Chieko Nakakita, Isao Numasaki. AKA: "Wonderful Sunday." Then, in "Scandal" (1950), painter Toshiro Mifune sues a magazine for romantically linking him to a singer, then hires a lawyer of questionable motives to represent him. Co-stars Yoshiko Yamaguchi. In "The Idiot" (1951), Kurosawa transposes Dostoyevsky's classic from Russia to Japan as he tells the story of an epileptic soldier and a businessman vying for the heart of a beautiful woman. Stars Mifune, Masayuki Mori. Lastly, in "I Live in Fear" (1955), an industrialist becomes so fearful of nuclear war that he attempts to start a new life for his family in a "safe" country. With Mifune, Eiko Miyoshi. AKA: "Record of a Living Being." 9 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Studio: Criterion Collection
Number of Discs: 5
Release Date: 1/15/2008
Theme: Asian-American Heritage
Item #: HVD002006
UPC #: 715515027021
SKU #: D49591
Product Type: DVD

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