Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa

Master of Cinema

Book - 2010
Rate this:
Cowie shows how film director Akira Kurosawa took the samurai genre to its apogee in such films as Yojimbo and Seven Samurai, his predilection for the historical film and the importance of the traditional in his work. He also looks at Kurosawa's adaptations of Shakespeare and his examination of our everyday lives.
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 2010.
ISBN: 9780847833191
Branch Call Number: 791.4302 KUROSAWA
Characteristics: 301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm.


Featured Blogs and Events

Rabbit, Ronin

About once a year, I discover a massive, decades old manga or comic series that for whatever reason I have never picked up before and just fall in love. Recent series in this vein include Akira Toriyama’s frenetic fighter Dragon Ball, the absolutely wacky, juvenile, and weirdly moving magical pirate adventure One Piece, the campy sci fi of the Stan Lee and Jack Kirby era Fantastic Four, and… (more)

From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at LPL

To Top