Postwar Kurosawa
1946593 minutes
Akira Kurosawa

Famed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa tackles themes of devastation, fear and hope in five post-World War II films. Setsuko Hara stars as Kurosawa's sole female protagonist in 1946's No Regrets for Our Youth; a young couple's love blossoms amid postwar reconstruction in One Wonderful Sunday; Toshirô Mifune stars in 1950's Scandal; Dostoyevsky's novel is adapted for 1951's The Idiot; and a man succumbs to nuclear terror in 1955's I Live in Fear.

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