Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa

Japanese filmmaker
When I start on a film I always have a number of ideas about my project. Then one of them begins to germinate, to sprout, and it is this, which I take and work with. My films come from my need to say a particular thing at a particular time. The beginning of any film for me is this need to express something. It is to make it nurture and grow that I write my script- it is directing it that makes my tree blossom and bear fruit.More Akira Kurosawa quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Something that you should take particular notice of is the fact that the best scripts have very few explanatory passages. Adding explanation to the descriptive passages of a screenplay is the most dangerous trap you can fall into. It’s easy to explain the psychological state of a character at a particular moment, but it’s very difficult to describe it through the delicate nuances of action and dialogue. Yet it is not impossible. A great deal about this can be learned from the study of the great plays, and I believeMore Akira Kurosawa quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good.More Akira Kurosawa quotes [08/06/2011 04:08:49]
Human beings share the same common problems. A film can only be understood if it depicts these properly.More Akira Kurosawa quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
but ignorance is a kind of insanity in the human animal. People who delight in torturing defenseless children or tiny creatures are in reality insane. The terrible thing is that people who are madmen in private may wear a totally bland and innocent expression in public.More Akira Kurosawa quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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