Early Kurosawa Part 2

Early Kurosawa Part 2 Japan (1943-45) Dir. Akira Kurosawa This is the second disc (well, the first disc actually but I was sent them in reverse order) of the Early Kurosawa set from BFI, meaning another two-for-one review! This time we go right back to the very beginning with the first feature film directed by … Continue reading Early Kurosawa Part 2

Early Kurosawa Part 1

Early Kurosawa Part 1 Japan (1944-45) Dir. Akira Kurosawa A slightly different review this time as we offer a two-for-the-price-of-one appraisal of the early films of one of the world’s most celebrated directors, Akira Kurosawa, courtesy of this four-disc collection from BFI. First up is The Most Beautiful (Ichiban utsukushiku) from 1944, which was Kurosawa’s … Continue reading Early Kurosawa Part 1