Season 29, Episode 11 Kurosawa
First Aired: March 21, 2002
A superb profile of filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-98), featuring clips from his films, including “Rashomon,” “Seven Samurai,” “Throne of Blood” and “Ran”; and comments from Kurosawa, members of his family, Clint Eastwood and James Coburn. Paul Scofield reads excerpts from Kurosawa's autobiography. Sam Shepard narrates.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)
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