Dodes'ka-den | Chicago Reader


A fey tale of refined souls prospering in the slums of Tokyo, this 1970 film was Akira Kurosawa's first in color, and he doesn't let you forget it: the tonalities are so bold, so broadly symbolic, and so spectacularly deployed that they easily overwhelm the tiny sentimentalities of the story. With Yoshitaka Zushi, Tomoko Yamazaki, and Hishashi Akatagawa.



  • Akira Kurosawa


  • Yoshitaka Zushi
  • Kin Sugai
  • Toshiyuki Tonomura


  • Shinobu Hashimoto
  • Akira Kurosawa
  • Hideo Oguni


  • Kon Ichikawa
  • Keisuke Kinoshita
  • Masaki Kobayashi
  • Akira Kurosawa
  • Akira Kurosawa
  • Yoichi Matsue

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