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Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)

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Mitsuko Baisho Mitsuko Baisho
Mother of 'I'
Toshie Negishi Toshie Negishi
Mother carrying child
Mieko Harada Mieko Harada
The Snow Fairy
Mitsunori Isaki Mitsunori Isaki
'I' as a boy
Yoshitaka Zushi Yoshitaka Zushi
Pvt. Noguchi
Hisashi Igawa Hisashi Igawa
Nuclear Plant Worker
Chosuke Ikariya Chosuke Ikariya
The crying demon


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Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa
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A good movie

5 years, 11 months ago at Jun 15 15:15
My first contact with this movie was actually rather weird. Indeed, when I was a teenager, I used to smoke weed from time to time with my buddies and one of them would put this movie on when we were at his place. Back then, I had no idea who the hell was Akira Kurosawa and I thought it was just rather surrealist flick with some psychedelic qualities. Fast-forward a few years later, back then I was... read more

Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams

2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 1 16:27
The thread that ties together the eight vignettes in Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams is his cinematic surrogate, often wearing his trademark hat. Like any anthology film, Dreams is only as good as any individual segment. While others sparked my engagement more, the ending results is still like that of Kurosawa making eight different arty short films and gifting us with the wide range of his imagination.... read more
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Description: Produced with assistance from George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, Dreams is an omnibus of eight short stories and parables that spell enchantment at every turn. The opening story, "Sun Under the Rain," emerges from director Akira Kurosawa's personal memories, as a child (whose house is modeled after Kurosawa's childhood home in Koishikawa) witnesses a fox's wedding ceremony in a magical forest. The Garden of Eden motif continues in "The Peach Orchard," while Lucas's ILM special effects group shines in the glorious "Crows" segment, in which an art admirer finds himself living within the paintings of V ... (more)
Release date: 24 August 1990
UPC: 085392366026
Tags: Japan (7), Drama (7), Fantasy (6), Japanese (6), 1990s (6), 1990 (5), Dreaming (4), Afterlife (3), Beautiful Colours (3), Artistic (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), MMG (2), Anthology (2), Relationships (2), Ghost (2), Retro Asian (2), Subtitled (2), (2), Asian (2), Art (2)
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Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams

“The thread that ties together the eight vignettes in Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams is his cinematic surrogate, often wearing his trademark hat. Like any anthology film, Dreams is only as good as any individual segment. While others sparked my engagement more, the ending results is still like that of Kurosawa making eight different arty short films and gifting us with the wide range of his imagination.   This surrogate is often as passive witness to the actions, and only occasionally an active participant. The autobiographical and the folkloric or socio-political, sometimes all of the above, blend together in ways that are sometimes baffling but more often beautiful. “Sunshine Through the Rain” and “The Peach Orchard” display a flare for the personal as projected through a grandly t” read more

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