Arena : Kurosawa [1]
Adam Low (BBC 2000)
First part of an autobiographical documentary on the life and work of Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998).
The director reflects on his early childhood and growing up in a samurai family, from some traumatic and visual memories and how these had influenced his life and work to the impact of his brother's suicide.
Off-air recording, BBC2, 15/06/2002. narrated in English, interspersed with interview extracts in Japanese with English subtitles.
JAP DOCU 2:1(DVD) Open access