Arena : Kurosawa [2]
Adam Low (BBC 2000)
The concluding part of a documentary charting Akira Kurosawa's life and work.
The central themes of self-sacrifice and moral commitment, the use of epic elements from the samurai tradition and the ancient Noh theatre tradition, and KurosawaÂ’s views on scriptwriting and directing are explored in detail.
Off-air recording, BBC2, 22/06/2002. Narrated in English, interspersed with interview extracts in Japanese, with English subtitles.
JAP DOCU 2:2(DVD) Open access