[Epub] ➛ Something Like an Autobiography Author Akira Kurosawa – Snackgo.co.uk

Something Like an Autobiography A First Rate Book And A Joy To ReadIt S Doubtful That A Complete Understanding Of The Director S Artistry Can Be Obtained Without Reading This BookAlso Indispensable For Budding Directors Are The Addenda, In Which Kurosawa Lays Out His Beliefs On The Primacy Of A Good Script, On Scriptwriting As An Essential Tool For Directors, On Directing Actors, On Camera Placement, And On The Value Of Steeping Oneself In Literature, From Great Novels To Detective Fiction Variety For The Lover Of Kurosawa S Moviesthis Is Nothing Short Of Must Readinga Fitting Companion Piece To His Many Dynamic And Absorbing Screen Entertainments Washington Post Book World

10 thoughts on “Something Like an Autobiography

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    Seven Samurai Rashomon RanSeven Samurai Rashomon Ran 4

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    I was disappointed that he ended this wonderful book in 1950 the year he filmed Rashomon I wanted to know about Ikiru, The Seven Samurai and Yojimbo However, he gives a brilliant reason for doing so in the epilogue The theme of Rashomon is that humans are incapable of being honest

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    Kurosawa was a true humanist This book isn t an explanation of an artist s theories or an explication of his films just a simple account of the memories of a very full and beautiful life Yet Kurosawa never ignores his faults either He just tells his story like it is Sometimes he s so emotional

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    So pretty much like everyone else I went, Aw, man out loud when the intro stated that this book only went up to Rashomon and didn t deal with any of Kurosawa s life after 1950 But the good news is that you get an intimate glimpse into Kurosawa s Taisho and Showa era upbringing and education The passages o

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    This is not a book you can review, this is a book you sit down and discuss with people.

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