Akira Kurosawa is the legendary film director of Japanese cinema. His work has cast a massive influence across cinema all over the world since the 1950s.
He produced a really large body of work and inspired many films, from Star Wars to The Magnificent Seven.
I am a huge fan of his films and I produced quite a bit of Akira-inspired art. Whilst I've seen many of his films and know a little about him I realise that there is so much more to know.
I wanted to do a feature blog piece about Akira and his films, but I'm not going to re-hash lots of well-written articles about him, so i've compiled a short- list of resources that you can vist and take a look at if you want to learn more.
Here's the Wiki page for Akira Kurosawa and it's good for all the essentail basic information about him and his work: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Kurosawa
This is a great article about Akira Kurosawa and his films, especially if, like me, you know a little - but want to delve deeper: https://www.bfi.org.uk/features/where-begin-with-akira-kurosawa
Finally, if you find youself getting into Akira Kurosawa and his film in a serious way then you'll want to head to this fan site, it has all the news, info and discussions you could want: https://akirakurosawa.info/
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