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Dodes'ka-Den

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Dodes'ka-Den (aka Dodesukaden) was Japanese filmmaker [[Performer~P98309~Akira Kurosawa~akirakurosawa]]'s first project since [[Feature~V40662~Red Beard~redbeard]] (1965), and his first ever in color. [[Performer~P98309~Kurosawa~akirakurosawa]] focuses this time on Tokyo slum life. We watch as a variety of unfortunates debase themselves to survive, yet, somehow, emerge with more innate dignity than the so-called "better" people. While it seems inconceivable that Dodes'ka-Den would fail at the box office...more

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