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Director: Chris Marker

Genre: Documentary

Year: 1985

Running time: 71 minutes

Territory: UK

Studio: StudioCanal

Cast: Shigehiko Hasumi, Chris Marker, Akira Kurosawa

A French documentary film directed by Chris Marker about the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Though it was filmed while Kurosawa was working on Ran, the film focuses more on Kurosawa's remote but polite personality than on the making of the film. The film is sometimes seen as being reflective of Marker's fascination with Japanese culture, which he also drew on for one of his best-known films, Sans Soleil.




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