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Essential Kurosawa: an interview with David Stratton

by Nicole Beck

Renowned Japanese director Akira Kurosawa is remembered as the master of action. His innovative way of capturing movement through multiple cameras, long lenses and intricate editing, contributed to his long-lasting legacy as one of the best-known Japanese directors internationally.

This year’s Sydney Film Festival presents their retrospective program, Essential Kurosawa: Selected by David Stratton providing you with the opportunity to revisit these iconic and unforgettable films.

Our producer Nicole Beck spoke with the curator of the project; the iconic film critic, lecturer and author David Stratton.

Essential Kurosawa: an interview with David Strattonby Nicole Beck