Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info

Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Contemporary Japanese Film Maker  Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)    Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great        film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for         his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.  Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of         the Arts.  Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)    Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.  Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.  Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.    Kuroswa Film making career    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.  Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.  Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.    Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.  Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.  Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.    Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    ¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time.     Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info  Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info    Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho.   Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.       Filmography:    Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)  Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)  Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)  Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)  Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)  Ø  Seventh Code (2013)  Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)  Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)  Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)  Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)  Ø  Doppelganger (2003)  Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)  Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)    Kurosawa cinematic style    •          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to  •          Stanley Kubrick  •          Andrei Tarkovsky  •          Alfred Hitchcock  •          Yasujirō Ozu  •          Shigehiko Hasumi  •          Don Siegel  •          Sam Peckinpah  •          Robert Aldrich  •          Richard Fleische    Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors  Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors  Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.  Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.  Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.    Influences    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.  Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.  Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film.     Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa      Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info    ¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.”
Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info
Contemporary Japanese Film Maker
Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)

Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great 
     film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for 
      his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.
Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of 
      the Arts.
Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.

Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)

Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.
Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.
Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.

Kuroswa Film making career

Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.
Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.
Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.

Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.
Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.
Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.

Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Contemporary Japanese Film Maker  Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)    Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great        film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for         his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.  Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of         the Arts.  Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)    Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.  Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.  Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.    Kuroswa Film making career    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.  Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.  Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.    Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.  Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.  Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.    Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    ¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time.     Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info  Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info    Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho.   Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.       Filmography:    Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)  Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)  Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)  Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)  Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)  Ø  Seventh Code (2013)  Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)  Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)  Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)  Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)  Ø  Doppelganger (2003)  Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)  Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)    Kurosawa cinematic style    •          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to  •          Stanley Kubrick  •          Andrei Tarkovsky  •          Alfred Hitchcock  •          Yasujirō Ozu  •          Shigehiko Hasumi  •          Don Siegel  •          Sam Peckinpah  •          Robert Aldrich  •          Richard Fleische    Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors  Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors  Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.  Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.  Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.    Influences    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.  Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.  Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film.     Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa      Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info    ¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.”
Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info

¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time. 

Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Contemporary Japanese Film Maker  Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)    Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great        film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for         his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.  Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of         the Arts.  Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)    Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.  Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.  Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.    Kuroswa Film making career    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.  Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.  Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.    Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.  Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.  Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.    Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    ¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time.     Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info  Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info    Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho.   Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.       Filmography:    Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)  Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)  Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)  Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)  Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)  Ø  Seventh Code (2013)  Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)  Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)  Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)  Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)  Ø  Doppelganger (2003)  Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)  Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)    Kurosawa cinematic style    •          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to  •          Stanley Kubrick  •          Andrei Tarkovsky  •          Alfred Hitchcock  •          Yasujirō Ozu  •          Shigehiko Hasumi  •          Don Siegel  •          Sam Peckinpah  •          Robert Aldrich  •          Richard Fleische    Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors  Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors  Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.  Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.  Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.    Influences    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.  Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.  Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film.     Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa      Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info    ¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.”
Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info

Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho. 
Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Contemporary Japanese Film Maker  Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)    Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great        film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for         his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.  Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of         the Arts.  Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)    Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.  Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.  Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.    Kuroswa Film making career    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.  Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.  Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.    Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.  Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.  Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.    Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    ¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time.     Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info  Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info    Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho.   Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.       Filmography:    Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)  Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)  Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)  Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)  Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)  Ø  Seventh Code (2013)  Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)  Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)  Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)  Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)  Ø  Doppelganger (2003)  Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)  Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)    Kurosawa cinematic style    •          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to  •          Stanley Kubrick  •          Andrei Tarkovsky  •          Alfred Hitchcock  •          Yasujirō Ozu  •          Shigehiko Hasumi  •          Don Siegel  •          Sam Peckinpah  •          Robert Aldrich  •          Richard Fleische    Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors  Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors  Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.  Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.  Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.    Influences    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.  Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.  Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film.     Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa      Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info    ¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.”
Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info

Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.


 Filmography:

Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)
Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)
Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)
Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)
Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)
Ø  Seventh Code (2013)
Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)
Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)
Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)
Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)
Ø  Doppelganger (2003)
Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)
Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)

Kurosawa cinematic style

          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to
          Stanley Kubrick
          Andrei Tarkovsky
          Alfred Hitchcock
          Yasujirō Ozu
          Shigehiko Hasumi
          Don Siegel
          Sam Peckinpah
          Robert Aldrich
          Richard Fleische

Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors
Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors
Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.
Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.
Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.

Influences

Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.
Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.
Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film. 

Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa  

Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Contemporary Japanese Film Maker  Kiyoshi Kurosawa    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Life)    Ø  Kiyoshi Kurosawa was Born at Kobe in Japan on July 19, 1955. He is the son of great        film maker Akira Kuroswa. Kiyosi Kurosawa is best known for         his many contributions to the Japanese horror genre.  Ø  He is a film director, screen writer, film critic and a professor at Tokyo University of         the Arts.  Ø  Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University in Tokyo on Film. In the early 1990s, Kurosawa won a scholarship to the Sundance Institute and was able to study film making in the United States.    Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Early Film making life)    Ø  When Kuroswa studied Rikkyo University, he started to make film film as an amature. He made some 8 minutes films.  Ø  Kurosawa began directing commercially in the 1980s, working on pink films and low-budget V-Cinema [direct-to-video] productions such as formula yakuza films.  Ø   Yakuza film is a popular film genre in Japanese cinema which focuses on the lives and dealings of yakuza, Japanese organized crime syndicates.    Kuroswa Film making career    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa made feature films, short films, Straight to vedio, DVd, Televission series, erotica  etc.  Ø  Kuroswa first became famous world wide 1997 by his film “Cure”. This is a thriller and horror film.  Ø  Following the “Cure” he made another legendary film “Charisma” in 1999  a detective film. This two films gave him incredible support to establish himself as promising director in the cinema world.    Ø  Séance in 2001 is one of his best films adapted by a famous novel seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mark McShane. This is a family  horror  drama.  Ø  His varied career would head in an entirely new direction with the 2008 family drama Tokyo Sonata, which won him best director and film honors at the Asian Film Awards.  Ø   while the romantic drama Journey to the Shore would nab him the best director prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2015.    Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Cure (1997) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    ¨  Cure is a 1997 Japanese psychological horror-thriller film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa. The film was released to strong critical acclaim in both the East and the West, with critics praising Kurosawa's direction as well as the visuals and atmosphere. In 2012, South Korean film director Bong Joon-ho listed the film as one of the greatest films of all time.     Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info  Charisma (1999) Japanese Drama film_BD Films Info    Ø  Charisma is a 1999 Japanese philosophical drama film written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Kōji Yakusho.   Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info  Tokyo Sonata (2008) Japanese Film_BD Films Info    Ø  Tokyo Sonata is a 2008 film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. It won the award for Best Film at the 3rd Asian Film Awards and received 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards nominations for Achievement in Directing and Best Screenplay. At the 2008 Cannes Film Festival it won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section.       Filmography:    Ø  Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari (2019)  Ø  Foreboding | Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban (2017)  Ø  Before We Vanish | Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha (2017)  Ø  Creepy | Kuripi Itsuwari no Rinjin (2016)  Ø  Journey to the Shore | Kishibe no Tabi (2015)  Ø  Seventh Code (2013)  Ø  Real | Riaru Kanzen Naru Kubinagaryu no Hi (2013)  Ø  Tokyo Sonata (2008)  Ø  Retribution | Sakebi (2006)  Ø  Loft | Rofuto (2005)  Ø  Doppelganger (2003)  Ø  Bright Future | Akarui mirai (2003)  Ø  Pulse | Kairo (2001)    Kurosawa cinematic style    •          Kurosawa's directing style has been compared to  •          Stanley Kubrick  •          Andrei Tarkovsky  •          Alfred Hitchcock  •          Yasujirō Ozu  •          Shigehiko Hasumi  •          Don Siegel  •          Sam Peckinpah  •          Robert Aldrich  •          Richard Fleische    Ø  Kurosawa contributed to shape his personal vision of the medium. He also expressed admiration for American film directors  Ø  Since Kurosawa was a horror film maker  he would use  different camera work, sound, suspense, music and subtle from actors  Ø  Kurosawa would use different lighting, thriller.  Ø  He would use many gory scenes in his horror films.  Ø  He would use many symbolic sign to make  the visual to be meaningful.    Influences    Ø  Kiyosi Kuroswa is a dominating Japanese film maker. He introduced a new film genre (horror film)in Japanese film industry.  Ø  Before him no other director didn't work so deeply with horror genre . So, he is called the master of horror film.  Ø  For his contribution to the horror film he is called the foreboding director of horror film.     Quotation of Kiyosi Kurosawa      Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info  Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info    ¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.”
Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japanese Film Director_ BD Films Info

¨  “I don’t start with a philosophical or thematical approach. Instead I often start with a genre that’s relatively easy to understand and then explore how I want to work in that genre.” 


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