Films byTexts by Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa, 1950, 88’

Rashômon would be my testing ground, the place where I could apply the ideas and wishes growing out of my silent-film research.

Akira Kurosawa, 1970, 140’

Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.

Akira Kurosawa, 1975, 144’

“When I begin to consider a film project, I always have in mind a number of ideas that feel as if they would be the sort of thing I’d like to film. From among these one will suddenly germinate and begin to sprout; this will be the one I grasp and develop.