Akira Kurosawa timeline

  • "Rashomon" Is Released

    Rashomon (羅生門, Rashōmon?) is a 1950 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, working in close collaboration with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa.... Read more

  • "Ikiru" Is Released

    Ikiru (生きる, "To Live"?) is a 1952 Japanese film co-written and directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film examines the struggles of a Tokyo bureaucrat... Read more

  • "Seven Samurai" Is Released

    Seven Samurai (七人の侍, Shichinin no Samurai?) is a 1954 Japanese film co-written, edited and directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film takes place in... Read more

  • "Sanjuro" Is Released

    Sanjuro (椿三十郎, Tsubaki Sanjūrō?) is a 1962 black and white Japanese samurai film directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshirō Mifune. It is a... Read more

  • "Kagemusha" Is Released

    Kagemusha (影武者?) is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. The title (which literally translates to "Shadow Warrior" in Japanese) is a term used for an... Read more

  • "Ran" Is Released

    Ran (乱?, "chaos" or "revolt") is a 1985 film written and directed by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. It is a jidaigeki (Japanese period drama)... Read more