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Kurosawa, Akira 1910-98; Jpn. film director
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, Akira 1910-1998.
Japanese filmmaker whose internationally acclaimed works, including Rashomon (1950), The Seven Samurai (1954), and Ran (1985), often concern traditional Japanese institutions.