Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on Sergei Eisenstein and Akira Kurosawa

Identifier: 
narv_4th34Lecture3-3-75Kurosawa
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on Sergei Eisenstein and Akira Kurosawa
Description: 
Stan Brakhage answers questions about Sergei Eisenstein's 'Ivan the Terrible' and discusses Eisenstein's references to homosexuality in his films. He gives a biography of Akira Kurosawa and describes the importance of 'Drunken Angel' to Kurosawa. Brakhage also compares the two lead actors in Kurosawa's films: Takashi Shimura and Toshiro Mifune. He then focuses on the relationship between Kurosawa and his mother. Brakhage describes the inspiration for Kurosawa's film 'Rashomon.' He also mentions Ryunosuke Akutagawa's influence on Kurosawa and reads some of Akutagawa's poems.
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Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Questions from the audience begin 27:56 Questions from the audience end 28:02 Stan Brakhage begins 1:30:38 Brakhage ends 1:30:39 Questions from the audience begin 1:36:08 End
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SegmentSequence
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Course title: History of Film: Sex/Death, Eisenstein, Etcetera) - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Description Type: 
Venue
Subject: 
Homosexuality in motion pictures
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Rashōmon (Motion picture)
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lcsh
Subject: 
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Japan
Subject: 
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Eisenstein, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1898-1948
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Ivan the Terrible (Motion picture)
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Drunken Angel (Motion picture)
Subject: 
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982
Subject Type: 
naf
Source: 
narv_4th34Lecture3-3-75Kurosawa
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
3/3/1975
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English