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3.23.2010

happy hundredth birthday, akira kurosawa


Real quick: an awesome still from Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood, in honor of the 100th birthday of the greatest filmmaker whoever lived.

Think you're a fan? You're not a real diehard devotee until you've got this set.

The Criterion Collection is giving away the 25-film set today to one persuasive cinephile: In one sentence, convince a friend who is unfamiliar with Kurosawa to watch one of his films. Good luck!