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The BFI releases up to 40 titles a year on DVD and in dual format editions.

Akira Kurosawa

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  • The Bad Sleep Well

    The first film made by Akira Kurosawa’s own production company is a dark tale of greed, corporate corruption and revenge.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Drunken Angel

    Part gangster film, part melodrama and part social critique, Akira Kurosawa’s first critical success follows the troubled friendship between a disillusioned doctor and a young yakuza.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Early Kurosawa

    Six films from the start of Akira Kurosawa’s career demonstrate the emergence of a profoundly influential directorial vision.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • The Hidden Fortress

    A story of rival clans, hidden gold and a princess in distress, The Hidden Fortress is a thrilling mix of fairy story and samurai action movie.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • High and Low

    An industrialist faces an agonising choice when a ruthless kidnapper, aiming to snatch his young son, takes the wrong boy, but still demands the ransom.

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  • I Live in Fear

    A businessman faces the hostility of his family when he moves them from Tokyo to Brazil to escape the nuclear holocaust he fears is imminent.

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  • Ikiru

    Akira Kurosawa’s tale of a man diagnosed with stomach cancer is a contemplation of the nature of existence and the question of how we find meaning in our lives.

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  • Kurosawa Classic Collection

    Five of masterpieces by Akira Kurosawa,including the previously unreleased The Lower Depths and Dodes’ka-den, explore the complexities of life.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Kurosawa Crime Collection

    Box set celebrating Akira Kurosawa’s mastery of the crime genre with four of his finest thrillers.

    Akira Kurosawa

  • Sanjuro

    In Akira Kurosawa’s comedy of manners, a ronin runs rings around nine young, clean-cut samurai while cleaning up a spot of corruption in local government.

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