Date of Birth: 23 Mar 1910
Biography: Kurowasa began as a painter, storyboarding his films as full-scale paintings. He then entered the film industry in the 30s, as an assistant director. He then made his debut in 1943, and since then has become one of the most influential and greatest directors in cinema history. His breakthrough film, "Roshomon" won top prize at the Venice Film festival, and brought Japanese cinema to the West.
Total Credits at Criticker: 6 (Actor), 33 (Director), 56 (Writer)
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