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Akira Kurosawa's A Dream is a Genius

102 movies · Adopted from BaalMan.

"From Chapter 3 of A Dream is a Genius, 1999. Akira Kurosawa discusses his top 100 films with his daughter, Kazuo. Kurosawa limits his choices to one film per director."

221 154 1

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Haruka naru yama no yobigoe (1980)

A.k.a. A Distant Cry from Spring · 95 min · Directed by Y · In 1 official list

A.k.a. A Distant Cry from Spring · In 1 official list Drama

52 6 0

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Fanny och Alexander (1982)

A.k.a. Fanny and Alexander · 188 min · Directed by Ingmar Bergman · In 23 official lists

A.k.a. Fanny and Alexander · In 23 official lists Drama

8.3K 1.1K 77

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Dong dong de jiàqi (1984)

A.k.a. A Summer at Grandpa's · 93 min · Directed by Hsiao-hsien Hou · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. A Summer at Grandpa's · In 4 official lists Drama

235 28 1

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Otac na sluzbenom putu (1985)

A.k.a. When Father Was Away on Business · 136 min · Directed by Emir Kusturica · In 4 official lists

A.k.a. When Father Was Away on Business · In 4 official lists Drama

736 44 6

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Khane-ye doust kodjast? (1987)

A.k.a. Where Is the Friend's Home? · 83 min · Directed by Abbas Kiarostami · In 9 official lists

A.k.a. Where Is the Friend's Home? · In 9 official lists Drama · Family

1.2K 207 4

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Out of Rosenheim (1987)

A.k.a. Bagdad Cafe · 95 min · Directed by Percy Adlon · In 3 official lists

A.k.a. Bagdad Cafe · In 3 official lists Drama · Comedy

644 58 6

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Tonari no Totoro (1988)

A.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro · 86 min · Directed by Hayao Miyazaki · In 18 official lists

A.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro · In 18 official lists Animation · Fantasy · Family

34K 4K 118

100 -1

A un (1989)

A.k.a. Buddies · 114 min · Directed by Yasuo Furuhata · In 1 official list

A.k.a. Buddies · In 1 official list Drama · Romance

20 1 0

Updated Nov 10, 2016 · Source

For every 154 people that favorited this list, one disliked it.

cobac

You can find Kurosawa's comments on each of the films here:
http://ww.criterionforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=145935&sid=c93a442199635d954885056a9cae4caf#p145935

3 years ago

Big A2

Huh, so I'm not the only one who's favourite Kubrick movie is Barry Lyndon. :|

6 years ago

Jumping Elephant

I'm a little surprised by The Godfather Part II, but other than that I think this is brilliant. Kurosawa has to be one of the most infallible directors of all time.

6 years ago

Thorkell

Interesting list! Thanks!

6 years ago

Duke of Omnium

Nice list

6 years ago

greenhorg

"A Dream is a Genius"

Borat's top 100?

5 years ago