Consulate-General of Japan at Chennai, The Japan Foundation, Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation and The Madras Film Society, are jointly organising Kurosawa Retrospective Film festival from 14 to 19 October 2014 at MM Preview Theatre, Kodambakkam.
The movie to be screened includes Ikiru, High and Low, The Throne of Blood, Seven Samurai, Red Beard, Yojimbo and Roshomon. The festival will be inaugurated by Consul-General of Japan at Chennai Masanori Nakano, president, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce. B Shashi Kumar and ICAF president Sivan Kannan will attend the inauguration. Artiste Reshma Pasupuleti will light the kuthuvilakku.
Regarded as one of the most important and influential film makers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.