After years of working on numerous films as an assistant director. And scriptwriter, he made his debut as a director during World War II with the popular action film. After the war, the critically acclaimed Drunken Angel. (1948), in which Kurosawa cast then-unknown actor Toshiro Mifune.In a starring role, cemented the director's reputation as one of the most important young filmmakers in Japan. The two men would go on to collaborate on another 15 films. Which premiered in Tokyo, became the surprise winner of the Golden Lion. At the 1951 Venice Film Festival. The commercial and critical success of that film opened up Western film markets for the first time to the products of the Japanese film industry, which in turn led to international recognition for other Japanese filmmakers.
Kurosawa directed approximately one film per year throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, including a number of highly regarded (and often adapted) films, such as Ikiru. After the 1960s he became much less prolific; even so, his later workincluding his final two epics, Kagemusha.
(1985)continued to win awards, though more often abroad than in Japan. In 1990, he accepted the Academy Award. Posthumously, he was named Asian of the Century.
" in the "Arts, Literature, and Culture category by AsianWeek. Cited there as being among the five people who most prominently contributed to the improvement of Asia in the 20th century. His career has been honored by many retrospectives, critical studies and biographies in both print and video, and by releases in many consumer media formats. The item "Japanese oil Painting Signed AKIRA KUROSAWA" is in sale since Wednesday, August 15, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Paintings & Scrolls". The seller is "robertgg19682011" and is located in Alhambra, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.