Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Akira Kurosawa’s “Sanshiro Sugata”

Akira Kurosawa, one of the most highly revered filmmakers of all time. Akira Kurosawa’s filmmaking debut begins with the martial arts film “Sanshiro Sugata” (Judo Saga).  A film that was released in Japan by Toho films back in March 1943 but because it was during wartime, the Japanese government removed 17 minutes from the film and that cut footage has never been found since.  In fact, for the 1955 release of the film, the following […]