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  • Drunken Angel

  • One Wonderful Sunday

  • Dora-Heita

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  • The Bad Sleep Well

  • Dodes'ka-Den

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Akira Kurosawa Awards

  • Profession: Screenwriter, Director, Editor, Producer
  • Born: Mar 23, 1910
  • Died: Sep 6, 1998
  • Biography: The most well-known of all Japanese directors, the great irony about Akira Kurosawa's career is that he's been far more popular outside of Japan than in Japan. The son of an army officer, Kurosawa studied art before gravitating to film as a means... Continued

Awards

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Movie
Category
Year
Status
National Board of Review Ran Best Director 1985 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Ran Best Foreign Film 1985 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Ran Best Director 1985 Nominee
French Academy of Cinema Kagemusha Best Foreign Film 1980 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Kagemusha Best Director 1980 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Kagemusha Best Foreign Language Film 1980 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dersu Uzala Best Foreign Language Film 1975 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dodes'ka-Den Best Foreign Language Film 1971 Nominee
Venice International Film Festival Dodes'ka-Den Film Presented 1971 Nominee
Berlin International Film Festival The Hidden Fortress Silver Bear for Best Director 1959 Winner
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Seven Samurai Best Film - Any Source 1955 Nominee
Venice International Film Festival Seven Samurai Silver Lion 1954 Winner
Directors Guild of America Rashomon Best Director 1952 Nominee
National Board of Review Rashomon Best Director 1951 Winner
Venice International Film Festival Rashomon Lion of San Marco for Best Film 1951 Winner
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