The Idiot

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A rare failure from Kurosawa, whose devotion to the Dostoyevski novel The Idiot spelled doom for this project. By cramming a Russian cultural sensibility unchanged into a Japanese context (the two cultures are diametrically opposed), Kurosawa drains the material of any relevance and confuses its direction and purpose. Mori stars as a soldier who returns...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Eijiro Hisaita
Source (1 Credit)
Feodor Dostoyevsky
Producer (1 Credit)
Takashi Koide
Cinematographer (2 Credits)
Choichi Nakai
Toshio Ubukata
Editor (1 Credit)
T. Saito
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Fumio Hayasaka
Art Director (1 Credit)
So Matsuyama

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