The Idiot (1951)

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Directed By Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa Starring Setsuko Hara Setsuko Hara  •  Masayuki Mori Masayuki Mori  •  Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune  •  Yoshiko Kuga Yoshiko Kuga  •  Takashi Shimura Takashi Shimura Genres Based-on-19th-Century-Literature  •  Costume Romance  •  Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Period Film  •  Psychological Drama  •  Romance  •  Romantic Drama Studios &
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Other Titles Hakuchi [Japan] Release Info 1951-05-23T00:00:00Z May 23, 1951
B&W  •  166 minutes NR Rated NR
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JC13

JC13 on 4/2/2015 Reply  · 

Well I finally found a Kurosawa film I didn't like. This one is just too damn long and uninteresting. Not bad though.

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richardblaine

richardblaine on 9/17/2015 Reply  · 

Very interesting Kurosawa film that is too short, since it was cut down from a full version of about 4.5 hours. It suffers some from the cuts, but is a very intense experience.

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Andrew784

Andrew784 on 5/30/2020 Reply  · 

Wow this is the first Kurosawa movie I can say that I didn't care for.

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havergal

havergal on 8/21/2021 Reply  · 

i luvd this Kurosawa!!!

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