Akira Kurosawa

Born:  March 23, 1910, Tokyo, Japan

Died:  September 6, 1998, Setagaya, Japan

 

1941:  Uma

1943:  Sanshiro Sugata

1944:  The Most Beautiful

1945:  Sanshiro Sugata Part Two, The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail

1946:  Those Who Make Tomorrow, No Regrets For Our Youth

1947:  One Wonderful Sunday

1948:  Drunken Angel

1949:  The Silent Duel, Stray Dog

1950:  Scandal, Rashomon

1951:  The Idiot

1952:  Ikiru

1954:  Seven Samurai

1955:  I Live In Fear

1957:  Throne Of Blood, The Lower Depths

1958:  The Hidden Fortress

1960:  The Bad Sleep Well

1961:  Yojimbo

1962:  Sanjuro

1963:  High and Low

1965:  Red Beard

1970:  Dodes’ka-den

1975:  Dersu Uzala

1980:  Kagemusha

1985:  Ran 

1990:  Dreams

1991:  Rhapsody In August

1993:  Maadadayo

 

Academy Award:  Honorary Oscar (1989)
Nomination:  Best Director, Ran  (1985)

Berlin Film Festival Award:  Silver Bear, The Hidden Fortress  (1958)
Nominations:  In Competition, Ikiru (1952); The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Palme D’Or, Kagemusha (1980) (tie)
Nomination:  In Competition, I Live In Fear (1955)

Venice Film Festival Awards:  Golden Lion, Rashomon (1951); Silver Lion, Seven Samurai (1954); Career Golden Lion (1982)
Nominations:  In Competition, Throne Of Blood (1957); Yojimbo (1961); High and Low (1963); Red Beard (1965)