Kurosawa's Rashomon : a vanished city, a lost brother, and the voice inside his iconic films

Anderer, Paul, author

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Paul Anderer
  • Format Books
  • Publication First Pegasus Books cloth edition. New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2016. ©2016
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 248 pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781681772271, 1681772272
  • OCLC ocn940362297

Summary

  • A groundbreaking investigation into the early life of the iconic Akira Kurosawa in connection to his most famous film -- taking us deeper into the Kurosawa and his world.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238), filmography and index.

Contents

  • Prologue -- The gate -- Primal scenes -- Beginnings (a stray dog story) -- Confessions -- The benshi -- Labyrinth -- The witnesses, and the silence -- A tale of the brothers Kurosawa -- The other Akutagawa -- Slow motion -- The trial -- Requiem/rebirth
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