Summer in Japan: Akira Kurosawa @ TIFF, Toronto [from 5 to 22 July]

Summer in Japan: Akira Kurosawa

5 - 22
18:30 - 21:30

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350 King Street W., Toronto, Ontario M5V3X5
The first Japanese director to make a major breakthrough in the west, Akira Kurosawa stands as one of the most internationally influential directors in the history of cinema.

Kurosawa introduced or popularized many editing and narrative techniques that would inspire (or be copied by) such filmmakers as Sergio Leone, Sam Peckinpah, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, and Walter Hill. 📽️

🌸 See a selection of his films in our Summer in Japan series:

RASHOMON — July 5 + 13

SEVEN SAMURAI (35mm) — July 7

IKIRU (35mm) — July 12

STRAY DOG (35mm) — July 15

HIGH AND LOW with Kerri Sakamoto — July 22

🌸 Summer in Japan (July 5 — Sept 1):
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