The generous intelligence giver that is Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting is back again with another detailed look at the nuance of filmmaking. This time he focuses on master director Akira Kurosawa's use of movement in his films (Seven Samurai, Ran, etc.) and how it can tell a story within a story.
Few filmmakers have left as indelible a mark on cinema as iconic Japanese director, screenwriter, and producer Akira Kurosawa. The following list reveals which films had a lasting impact on him.
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Akira Kurosawa's films have been the greatest influence on my life, along with Karate Kid and Enter the Dragon. The samurai films were about the sword fights, secondary; first, they were about characters, and timeless stories.