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Akira Kurosawa: Retirement and Resurgence

Throughout the 1950s, Akira Kurosawa was riding the high wave of critical and financial success. He was already one of the hottest directors in the world. The American film company 20th Century Fox was planning a huge military epic movie titled “Tora Tora Tora!”, this was planned to be a film depicting the attack on…